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Proclamation of Accession

Proclamation of accession of King Edward VII, 1901

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Black and white photograph of the proclamation of accession for King Edward VII. Photograph shows officials gathered around the statue of Sir James Shaw in Kilmarnock town centre, reading out the proclamation as large crowd looks on controlled by soldiers.

 

The statue is now moved to sit across from The Dick Institute in Kilmarnock.

Place of Production:
A. McGregor & Sons, Kilmarnock
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0070533
Creation Date:
26th January 1901
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council