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Proclamation of Accession

Proclamation of accession of Edward VIII, 1936

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Black and white photograph of the proclamation of accession of King Edward VIII. Photograph depicts the Provost and other dignitaries gathered on stage with Union Flag at cross at Kilmarnock Cross. King Edward VIII reigned less than a year, abdicating in December 1936 to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.

Place of Production:
William McAlister, Kilmarnock Standard Office, Kilmarnock
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0070655
Creation Date:
24th January 1936
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council