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Visit of the Prince of Wales, Edward Duke of Windsor, to Helston, 1921

NumberHESFM:2009.10950.24
PlaceCoinagehall Street, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1921
KeywordsHelston Events Royal Visits Coinagehall Street
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

Photographic postcard of the Prince of Wales, Edward Duke of Windsor, in Helston in 1921 when he visited the area. The cavalcade of cars are making their way down Coinagehall Street which is thronged with cheering crowds on either side. Bunting is hanging across the street with every window full of cheering onlookers. Dignitaries, including the Mayor dressed in mayoral regalia, can be seen waving top hats. Part of the Jack Stephens Collection of local photographs.