'Yeti' Costume, Stafford Pageant,

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Date:1920 - 1929 (c.)

Description:Yeti costume with Lotus Shoes collecting tin photographed on Greengate Street. The spire on the left belonged to the Royal Brine Baths; the gable end on the right was part of the Baths Hotel.

The annual Stafford Pageant included a procession through the town, and ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated entries and along the route collections were made for Stafford General Infirmary.


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1860s
Greengate Street, Stafford,
Greengate Street, Stafford,

Note the cattle tethered by the Swan Hotel, whose sign can be seen clearly in the ...

1890s
Greengate Street, Stafford,
Greengate Street, Stafford,

23 Greengate Street, Stafford. This house has now been demolished. It stood opposite ...

1910s
Main Staircase, Chetwynd House, Stafford
Main Staircase, Chetwynd House, Stafford

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd ...

1930s
Stafford Telephone Exchange
Stafford Telephone Exchange

Switchboard operators. The Telephone Exchange was located on Mill Bank, behind ...

1950s
Dining Room, Swan Hotel, Stafford,
Dining Room, Swan Hotel, Stafford,

The Dining Room of the Swan Hotel on Greengate Street. Situated in Greengate, ...

1980s
Henry Venables Ltd lorry at the Stafford Pageant,
Henry Venables Ltd lorry at the Stafford Pageant,

Henry Venables Ltd lorry driving along South Walls whilst taking part in the Stafford ...

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Image courtesy of: William Salt Library

Donor ref:William Salt Library No., (album), img: 941 (18/1418)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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