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Royal Tour 1954 - crowds [RW1574.488] (1).jpg
Soldiers lined the route of the Royal Progress, along with the crowds. Sadly, they weren't allowed umbrellas to help keep the sun off in the unrelenting February heat!
This photograph was taken in Fitzmaurice Street near Fossey's; across the road…

Royal Tour 1954 - crowds [RW1574.488] (2).jpg
Hundreds of people waited patiently outside the Council Chambers and along the route of the Royal Progress to catch that one memorable glimpse of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.
The photographer is facing north, towards the Wollundry…
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