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Mercat Cross

Proclamation

 

Postcard published by RB (Rock Brothers)  -  Proclamation at the Mercat Cross, Edinburgh

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Post Cards  -  Rock Brothers

The Mercat Cross

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This postcard shows a Proclamation at the Mercat Cross in the Royal Mile (immediately to the east  of St Giles Church.

The postcard was posted in Edinburgh on 2 November 1906, but there is no mention on either the front or back of the card as to what was being proclaimed.

 

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Kim Traynor

Tollcross, Edinburgh

Thank you to Kim Traynor who wrote:

Proclamation

"There was a General Election in January 1906 which resulted in a landslide victory for the Liberal Party. I think this is probably a photograph of the proclamation for the summoning of the new Parliament that year.

Kim Traynor, Tollcross, Edinburgh:  July 10, 2011

 

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