Peace Celebration at Bath, 1856
4 0 c m
 
20cm
actual image size: 12cm x 32cm

Peace Celebration at Bath, 1856

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Description

General gladness at end of war, distaste for war, effects on community, 29th Mayis Bath's public holiday. Lists proceedings of Holiday: Visit of school children to floral fete at Sydney Gardens and list of all masters and super-intendants who attended, Inauguration of Crimean Monument, Service at the Abbey, dinner to Crimean Soldiers, toast to Florence Nightingale, Events at Hot Water fountain, Bath & Pump rooms, Literary and Scientific institution, Grand Floral Fete, Assembly Rooms, Soiree Dasante, Theatre and the Fireworks. No cases of drunkenness or assault, highly creditable to city as a whole, some problem with fireworks. 2 hour wait and many failed. Newspaper Cutting (Three Columns)
 

Image Reference

41247
 

Collection Reference

Hunt Vol.2 Page 98
 

Original Width (mm)

300
 

Original Height (mm)

600
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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