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City Square, opening ceremony


Subject ID:
2003218_28519839
Location:
City Centre
Subject Year:
1903
Copyright:
Leeds Civic Trust
Class number:
Civic Trust F203
City Square, opening ceremony
Description:
16th September 1903. Crowded scene at the opening of City Square and the unveiling of the statue of the Black Prince, sculpted by Thomas Brock, which dominates the centre. In the background from left are the Standard Life Assurance Building, Park Row and Priestley Hall named after Dr Joseph Priestley who was also the Minister of the adjacent Mill Hill Chapel in the eighteenth century. Horses and carts are visible in the foreground, as well as a man pushing a handcart.

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