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Boston Hall (Boston Spa) (6 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the stone built Boston Hall, a large stone built Georgian property located on the High Street. In the early part of the nineteenth century it was occupied by Mary Ashton who married Grosvenor Perfect, of Boston House, the owner of much, land in the Pontefract area. A Kelly's Directory for West Riding of Yorkshire lists Major General James Gunter in residence in 1897. Now, the Ogden Group of Companies occupies part of the building at number 218.
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Dortmund Week, evening reception at Lewis's Ltd in the Headrow (City Centre)
Colour imageSeptember 1980. This group of dignitaries are assembled at Lewis's in the Headrow for an evening reception in celebration of 10 years of the twinning between Dortmund and Leeds. Wearing his chains of office, to the left, is the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eric Atkinson M.B.E. standing beside him is the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Atkinson and their daughter, Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Denise Atkinson who have both been presented with bouquets. Wearing a white carnation boutonniere is the Oberburgermeister of Dortmund, Gunter Samtlebe. The gentlemam to his right sporting a red carnation is the General Manager of Lewis's, Mr. Steven Arundel. At lunch time on 12th September, Dortmund Square was officially named and opened, A bronze copy of the Dortmund Drayman was unveiled by sculpture Arthur Schultze-Engels to celebrate the association of Leeds with Dortmund since 1970.
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Dortmund Week, Evening Reception at Lewis's Ltd in the Headrow (City Centre)
Colour imageSeptember 1980. An evening reception is being held in the restaurant of Lewis's in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the twinning of Leeds with Dortmund. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eric Atkinson M.B.E is on the left enjoying a stein of German beer. In the centre is the Lord Mayor, or Oberburgermeister, of Dortmund, Gunter Samtlebe. To the right is the Managing Director of Lewis's, Mr Steven Arundel. During Dortmund Week, Dortmund Square was officially named and opened and the German statue of the Drayman was unveiled. Dortmund has a square named after Leeds.
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Dortmund Week, evening reception, Lewis's Ltd, the Headrow (City Centre)
Colour imageSeptember 1980. The Lord Mayor of Dortmund, Oberburgermeister, Gunter Samtlebe (left of centre) socialises with guests at an evening reception held in the restaurant of Lewis's department store in the Headrow. This was during Dortmund Week, marking the 10th anniversary of the twinning with Leeds and the German City of Dortmund. A statue was presented to the people of Leeds on behalf of the people of Dortmund. It was given by the Dortmund Actien Brewery and is a representation, in bronze of a brewery worker with a barrel by sculptor, Arthur Schultz-Engels. The square was also officially named as Dortmund Square during Dortmund Week and many events and cultural activities took place. The Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Denise Atkinson, the daughter of the Lord Mayor, Councillor Eric Atkinson M.B.E. can be seen on the left carrying a bouquet of flowers.
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Dortmund Week, Fashion Show held at Lewis's restaurant (City Centre)
Colour imageSeptember 1980. Image shows a fashion show taking place in the restaurant of Lewis's department store in the Headrow. It is one of the many events that were organised during Dortmund Week in celebration of the ten year anniversary of the twinning of Dortmund in West Germany with Leeds. The guests include the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eric Atkinson MBE (seated far right) and, to his left, the Oberburgermeister of Dortmund, Gunter Samtlebe. Models are attired in evening wear and furs with silver floral accessories.
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