Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are gracing Canada with their presence this weekend. And although their visit will be less of a spectacle than that of Kate and William's last summer, a royal visit is still a royal visit.

To celebrate their arrival, we've taken a look back at some iconic images from past Canadian layovers. Grace and elegance gush out of these images -- just look at some of those black and white shots!

Here are some of the best photos we could track down from past visits.

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  • <em>Diana, Princess of Wales, waves to the crowd that greeted her and Prince Charles in Saint John at Chipman Hill on June 17, 1983. Following the royal couple at left is the Premier of New Brunswick.</em>

  • <em>The newly married royal couple -- Prince William and Kate Middleton -- on the ninth day of their first joint overseas tour to Canada in 2011.</em>

  • <em>Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by Ottawa Mayor Donald Bartlett Reid as she arrives at City Hall in Ottawa on July 3, 1967.</em>

  • <em>In 1939, Queen Mother Elizabeth (then Queen Elizabeth) visited Canada with King George VI. The royal couple is shown entering the Parliament Buildings with the late Prime Minister Mackenzie King.</em>

  • <em>Queen Elizabeth II stops to talk to members of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police band as she is accompanied by Prime Minister Stephen Harper as they attend a garden party at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on June 30, 2010.</em>

  • <em>Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive on Parliament Hill for Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on July 1, 2011.</em>

  • <em>Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are photographed with the Toronto Scottish Regiment in Toronto on November 5, 2009.</em>

  • <em>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are greeted by a shy six-year-old, Diamond Marshall, as they arrive in Calgary on July 7, 2011.</em>

  • <em>A western welcome for Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Buckingham in Winnipeg in 1951. Snow and cold did not, evidently, intimidate the royal couple or a ballerina from the Winnipeg Ballet during the evening's performance.</em>

  • <em>Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh received a rainy but nonetheless enthusiastic welcome in Vancouver and Victoria in 1951.</em>

  • <em>Prince Charles, right, wears a Canadian Olympic mitten after he was presented a pair by British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell as he and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, left, tour the athletes' village for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.</em>

  • <em>An aide holds an umbrella for Queen Elizabeth II during a welcoming ceremony at the Saskatchewan legislature in Regina on May 18, 2005. </em>

  • <em>Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh rode in an ancient stage coach during their visit to Calgary on October 18, 1951.</em>

  • <em>Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, pauses to read the plaque on the historic stone gate that commemorates the 1901 visit of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall to Canada in Toronto.</em>

  • <em>Queen Elizabeth II and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, centre, greet native Canadians as they take part in her closing departure ceremony at Queen's Park in Toronto on July 6, 2010.</em>

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