Crowd Awaiting the Arrival of the Prince of Wales, Stone,

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Date:13th of June 1924

Description:View of the High Street during a visit from the Prince of Wales, later Edward VIII, who was passing through the town on his way from Sandon to the Potteries, via Trentham Park.

The Prince inspected a Guard of Honour of ex-servicemen and visited the War Memorial on Granville Square.

The scout group in the photograph are from St. Michael's. They are standing in front of Fred Jack's chemist shop.


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Donor ref:P79.021.0030 (18/1162)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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