Peace Celebration at Bath, 1856

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

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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)

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