Peace Celebration at Bath, 1856

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

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 Details

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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