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TITLE
Tables laid out in the Town Hall for the luncheon in honour of Edward, Prince of Wales
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_D375_P025
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
26 June 1931
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
8115
KEYWORDS
royal visits
Edward VIII
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Tables laid out in the Town Hall for the luncheon in honour of Edward, Prince of Wales

Edward, Prince of Wales visited Inverness on 26 June 1931. He had been invited by Provost Alexander MacEwen to address the annual conference of the British Legion (Scotland) and to accept the award of the Freedom of Inverness. His other engagements included a visit to a workshop employing disabled ex-servicemen and the official opening of two new departments at the Royal Northern Infirmary.

The platform is decorated with geraniums, lupins, nepeta, flax, bamboos, palms and ferns. On the tables are red and pink carnations, pink gladioli and blue iris. During the lunch the Prince drank from a silver cup which once belonged to Charles Edward Stewart


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Tables laid out in the Town Hall for the luncheon in honour of Edward, Prince of Wales

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

royal visits; Edward VIII; Bonnie Prince Charlie

Highland Archive Centre

MacEwen Photographic Archive

Edward, Prince of Wales visited Inverness on 26 June 1931. He had been invited by Provost Alexander MacEwen to address the annual conference of the British Legion (Scotland) and to accept the award of the Freedom of Inverness. His other engagements included a visit to a workshop employing disabled ex-servicemen and the official opening of two new departments at the Royal Northern Infirmary.<br /> <br /> The platform is decorated with geraniums, lupins, nepeta, flax, bamboos, palms and ferns. On the tables are red and pink carnations, pink gladioli and blue iris. During the lunch the Prince drank from a silver cup which once belonged to Charles Edward Stewart <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service