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A decorated Palace Cinema, George Street, Tamworth

The first Palace Cinema can be seen here decorated to celebrate the Coronation of George V. The early 20th century Palace cinema was the old music hall and stood on the site of [what is now] Burtons shop ...

A general view of Rugeley

A postcard view of Rugeley. The photograph was taken from the St. Augustine's church tower looking south towards Stile Cop on the horizon. At the right is Anson Street: the small timber-framed building ...

'A.T. with bicycle'

Very little is known about this interesting photograph. It is inscribed 'A.T. with bicycle'. The gentleman's outfit, probably a festival costume, is covered with small decorated squares of fabric which ...

Abbots Bromley Silver Jubilee Fete

Abbots Bromley Fete was one of several special carnivals in the area to celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee. This picture shows a fancy dress contest and includes Britannia, Little Devils and Dracula. ...

Armitage Infants School Coronation Parade

The children of Armitage Infants School taking part in a parade to celebrate the Coronation of King George VI in 1937. Elsie Mills is holding up the flag. Also in the picture are Mildred Arnold, Rose ...

Bass & Co. offices Coronation decorations, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of Bass & Co. offices on High Street decorated with illuminations for the Coronation of King George V. Copyright: Burton Library

Bass & Co. offices, Coronation decorations, Burton upon Trent, Burton On Trent

Lantern slide view of entrance to Bass & Co. offices on High Street decorated with illuminations for the Coronation of King George V. Copyright: Burton Library

Bass & Co.'s offices, Burton upon Trent

A tinted lantern slide view of Bass & Co.'s old offices on High Street decorated for King Edward VII's visit to Burton upon Trent. Copyright: Burton Library.

Bass & Co.'s offices, Burton upon Trent

A tinted lantern slide view of Bass & Co.'s old offices on High Street decorated for King Edward VII's visit to Burton upon Trent. Copyright: Burton Library.

Bass buildings decorated for George V's Coronation, High Street, Burton-on-Trent

The decorations on the properties include the Town House arch over the alley between the Town House and Bass Offices.

Beacon Fire for Queen Victoria' s Diamond Jubilee, The Mount, Burton-on-Trent

This huge beacon of casks and timber on The Mount was one of many such fires lit at 10pm on Tuesday 22 June 1897, as part of the town's celebrations marking 60 years of Queen Victoria's reign. Earlier ...

Beacon Fire on the Bass Recreation Ground, Burton-on-Trent

A huge bonfire built up from layers of timber, with what look like old patterns on the top. The flag on top has been sketched into the picture after it was taken. The occasion is almost certainly the ...

Bevan Close Jubilee Party, Rugeley

One of a number of special parties held to celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee in 1977. This group features children in fancy dress at Bevan Close, Springfields, Rugeley. A Rugeley Times photograph ...

Biddle's Stores, Brook Square, Rugeley

This postcard view shows John Biddle’s Stores which started business in 1850. The decorations by the upper floor windows suggest that at the time this photograph was taken the town was celebrating Edward’s ...

Birchenwood Colliery, Kidsgrove

Miners from Birchenwood Colliery standing in front of a bonfire that was constructed to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII. The notice attached to the bonfire reads, 'E.R. Bonfire built by Birchenwood ...

Bonfire, Elizabeth II's Coronation Celebrations, Eccleshall

Bonfire on Acton Hill, built to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The bonfire was eventually topped with the Union Jack flag. In the foreground stands Mr Challenor.

Boscobel - The Royal Oak : engraving

The Royal Oak surrounded by a wall. 'D. Parkes, del., [drawn; July, 1807]; J. Basire, sc., [engraved]'

Brass Rubbing. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a mediaeval brass rubbing displaying various coats of arms and a man and woman from the aristocracy.