Haile Selassie on the steps of the Bath Spa Hotel, August 1936
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The Emperor stayed here in August 1936 on his arrival in Bath. The other figure in the picture is the mayor of Bath Dr J.S. Carpenter. Exiled to Fairfield House, Newbridge, Bath between 1936 and 1940, the Emperor of Ethiopia returned on Oct 1954 for a State Visit and received the Freedom of the City.
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