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Lady Mayoress, hosting an 'At Home' at Leeds Town Hall


Lady Mayoress, hosting an
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30th November 1926 The Lady Mayoress, Ella Lupton, hosting an 'At Home' which was most likely held in the first floor rooms which occupy the east side of the Town Hall. This is the beautifully decorated reception suite reserved for the Mayor and used when Queen Victoria opened the Town Hall in 1858. In the centre, the Lady Mayoress greets Miss Katherine Charlotte Lupton, her niece. On the left is Miss Margaret Ella Lupton, the daughter of the Lady Mayoress, beside her is Mrs Charles Lupton, sister-in-law of the Lady Mayoress and mother of Miss Katherine Charlotte Lupton, and then Mrs Owen, the wife of the Deputy Lord Mayor, Alderman Leslie Owen. The Lord Mayor, Alderman Hugh Lupton was recovering from an illness at this time and was unable to take part. The ladies are wearing outfits fashonable in the 1920s in silk, beaded and embroidered fabrics. The two younger ladies are stylish in cloche hats.

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