Nelson Place decorated for the royal visit, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:22nd of April 1913

Description:Nelson Place is seen here decorated for the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. The King and Queen visited North Staffordshire on the 22nd and 23rd April 1913, and attended a civic welcome in Nelson Place on the 22nd.

The Newcastle Cinema Theatre can be seen in the background. This was originally the Royal Theatre, built by John Pepper in 1787, and was converted into a cinema in 1910.


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1890s
Theatre Royal, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Theatre Royal, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Theatre Royal was built between 1787 and 1788. In 1910 the theatre became Newcastle's ...

1910s
Queen Victoria's Statue, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Queen Victoria's Statue, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Queen Victoria's statue is pictured here in its original position in Nelson Place. ...

1930s
Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of Nelson Place taken from Queen's Gardens. The Gardens, seen here in the ...

1950s
Roxy Cinema, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Roxy Cinema, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil painting signed and dated by Don Dawson is dated 1958 and depicts Nelson ...

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Donor ref:PA490 (22/4341)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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