Edward VII Memorial unveiling at Brighton and Hove
The unveiling of a Memorial to the late King Edward VII on the boundary dividing the boroughs of Brighton and Hove. It was unveiled by the Lord Lieutenant of Sussex, the Duke of Norfolk, in front of a large crowd. The statue represents the Angel of Peace, holding an orb and an olive branch. Edward convalesced several times in Brighton, thereby helping to restore the town's image as a fashionable seaside resort. The memorial is Grade II listed.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
The Lord Mayor visits The Crown Theatre
Postcard with the caption "Lord Mayor visits the Crown". The photograph shows The Lord Mayors coach standing outside the front of The Crown Theatre. The date is unfortunately not known. The sign below the balcony says "West End Attractions, Half West End Prices". Date: 1900s 1890s ?
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Tour of the Colonies - St James' Street
Tour of the Colonies - St James' Street - Street with horses , carriages , bunting etc. Part of Box 246 Boswell collection - Tour of the Colonies. St James's Street is the principal street in the district of St James's, central London, England. It runs from Piccadilly downhill to St James's Palace and Pall Mall. The main gatehouse of the palace is at the southern end of the road, and in the 17th century Clarendon House faced down the street across Piccadilly on the site of most of Albemarle Street. Date: circa 1900
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans