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Caption

The Yeoman of the Guard at Westminster Abbey. This is the ancient ceremony which takes place on every Maundy Thursday in Westminster Abbey. The Twomen of the Guard, in state uniform, come thither carrying the Maundy money in leathern bags, and it is distributed in the king's name by the Lord High Almoner.

Physical Description

One color postcard with an undivided back. The postcard was published Raphael Tuck & Sons in London, England and New York, New York, printed in England.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United Kingdom—England—Greater London—London—City of Westminster—Westminster Abbey

Publisher

Raphael Tuck & Sons

Publisher Series

9221

Date Issued

1886-1960s

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

British Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Westminster-51

Date Digitized

2013-10-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collection. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

O:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedKingdom\LondonEngland\BoroughofWestminster-51A

Image File Size

299 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Westminster (London, England), Westminster Abbey, Churches, Yeomen Warders, Interiors, Guards

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