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Bahama Islands (island group)

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Subject Source: Local sources

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The unveiling of the statue of Queen Victoria on Empire Day by His Excellency Sir Wm Grey-Wilson

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071B
Scope and Contents Captioned, mounted print. The photograph is accompanied by a newspaper cutting from the 'Nassau Guardian' of May 27 1905 which contains a detailed report of the event. The picture shows the unveiled statue in Rawson Square with crowds of spectators, many carrying umbrellas, in the foreground. The balcony of the government building behind is also crowded and is decked with flags. The statue, 'of the finest Carrara marble' shows Queen Victoria seated in robes of state and carrying the orb...
Dates: 1905
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