Tower of London - Ceremonies

Object Title

Tower of London - Ceremonies

Tower of London - Ceremonies

Date

1923

Reference

TOL PHO/1086

Level

Series

Scope and Content

A series of eight photographs of the ceremony of handing over of the colours of the Royal Munster Fusiliers to the First Comissioner of the Office of Works, 15 February 1923, The entry in the Diary kept by Charles ffoulkes: Royal Munster Fusiliers. The Colours (15) of the various battns. were received at the White Tower, on behalf of the First Commissioner of HMOW by Sir Lionel Earles (assisted by Major ffoulkes, RM) from Lieut. General H. Pipon, Governor of the Tower, acting for the Constable of the Tower, The 1st Bn. Coldstream Gds., stationed at the Tower formed the 'Escort for the Colours' by whom they were transferred to 7 of the Tower Warders in State Dress, each in turn handing a Colour to Sir Lionel Earle, Class XVI.23 to 37, I.189, p. 147, For further details, see I.1086 1, Includes:, Q 31523 a: 'Colour Party - Kings House', Q 31523 b: 'Colour Party - Kings House', Q 31523 c: The Procession to the Parade, Q 31523 d: Tower Warders receiving the Colours, Q 31523 e: Sir Lionel Earle receiving the Colours, Q 31523 f: Mr. ffoulkes receiving the Colours, Q 31523 g: Another print of I.1086 6, Q 31523 h: Maj. Gen. Pipon dismissing the Warders

Extent

8 Photographs

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Image: 6 inches x 8 inches (15.3 cm x 20.3 cm.)&&&Mounted on grey paper