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Burslem War Memorial, Swan Bank

The car approaching Burslem War Memorial is carrying Edward, the Prince of Wales. The police hold back crowds of people trying to catch a glimpse of the Prince.

Prince Charles, City Museum & art Gallery, Hanley

Prince Charles officially opened the City Museum & Art Gallery in Hanley on June 3rd 1981. Many people came to the museum in hope of getting a glimpse of him. He his pictured here taking a brief moment ...

Royal Visit to Burslem, Market Place

Burslem Town Hall and Meat Market decorated for the visit of Edward, Prince of Wales

Royal Visit to Burslem.

Burslem market place, decorated with flags and bunting, awaits a visit from Edward, Prince of Wales. Not only were public buildings a show of patriotism; many shops and houses also went to great trouble ...

Royal visit, Royal Doulton, Burslem

King George V and Queen Mary visit the Burslem works of Royal Doulton on April 23rd 1913. A postcard view published by William Shaw.

Royal Visit, Swan Bank, Burslem.

Crowds line the pavements of Swan Bank, Burslem awaiting Edward, Prince of Wales. The gentleman in the clearing at the centre of the photograph would be the official photographer for the event.

Swan Bank, Burslem.

Postcard of Swan Bank, Burslem, from around 1920. In the background, behind the lantern is The Big House. The Big House was built in Burslem for John and Thomas Wedgwood in 1751. The decorations were ...