Event Programme

2018/014
Programme for the Ceremonial to be observed at the Opening of the Tower Bridge… on SATURDAY, the 30 June, 1894

Description

Programme for the “CEREMONIAL to be observed at the Opening of the Tower Bridge, by HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS The PRINCE of WALES, K.G., Accompanied by Her Royal Highness the PRINCESS of WALES, on behalf of her Most Gracious Majesty THE QUEEN, On SATURDAY, the 30th day of JUNE, 1894, AT TWELVE O’CLOCK.” The programme sets out the format of the Carriage Procession across the bridge and the subsequent declaration, benediction and reception. Sir William Arrol is listed among a group of contractors seated on the right side of the dais (see Image 2).

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2018/014

Item Type

Short Description

The programme for the opening of the Tower Bridge on 30 June,

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

1894

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

370 x 238

Donor

Date Donated

May 2018

Materials

Ink on paper

Condition

Fair: creased and some discoloration

Display Location