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Postcard showing the Clifton Suspension Bridge illuminated for the visit of King Edward VII in 1908

Addressed to Miss W. Valentine with a written message. The message includes that the bridge was lit up "on the night of the Kings visit. It looked so pretty, it was a grand day and I had a good view of them."
King Edward VII visited Bristol to open the new dock at Avonmouth on 9 July 1908. In the evening, after the opening celebrations, the King "had a motor drive from Avonmouth to Bristol, and inspected the Clifton Suspension Bridge". (Western Somerset Free Press, Saturday 11 July 1908, p. 8).

Stanley

Alabaster peep egg

  • GB 3493 117
  • Item
  • c. 1840s

One Victorian alabaster peep egg inscribed 'A Present from Clifton' with hand painted floral decoration and containing rotating views of Clifton Suspension Bridge and Vyvyan Terrace and shell, mineral and coral samples. 16.5 cm high.

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