Street scene, Carmarthen, Dyfed, South Wales
A street scene in Carmarthen, the county town of Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The grocer's shop on the left displays a large coffee pot on the corner of the building
© Mary Evans / Roger Worsley Archive
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Banquet des Chevaliers de l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit
Banquet des Chevaliers de l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit donne au chateau de Fontainebleau le 14 mai 1633, French School. The Knights of the Order of the Holy Spirit sit at two long tables, lavishly set with food. Nine valets are carrying food and drink to King Louis XIII, Grand Master of the Order, who sits at the far end of the room. Date: 1633
© Mary Evans Picture Library
King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two. The message concludes with the sentence:
"May these qualities (pride, courage, endurance and enterprise) be yours as you grow up and join in the common effort to establish among the nations of the world unity and peace."
The reverse of the certificate lists the principal events of the war and includes a space at the base for detailing the recipient's war contributions an the contibutions of his/her family.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Tom Gillmor