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Illuminated Electric Tram for the visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra


Subject ID:
2009318_168663
Location:
Unknown
Subject Year:
1908
Copyright:
Clifford Large
Class number:
LEO 3798
Illuminated Electric Tram for the visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra
Description:
7th July 1908. Tinted postcard showing a side view of the specially commissioned illuminated electric tram for the royal visit to Leeds of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on 7th July 1908. The illuminated tram visited all areas of the city in the week that followed the visit. 3,000 electrical lights provided the decoration and lettering. It reads 'Welcome to our King and Queen'. The royal couple were in Leeds to open the new electrical engineering building of Leeds University.

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