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'Wedding of H.R.H. The Crown Prince of Sweden & Lady Louise Mountbatten'

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'Wedding of H.R.H. The Crown Prince of Sweden & Lady Louise Mountbatten'

by Frank Arthur Swaine, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1923 (3 November 1923)
3 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (89 mm x 138 mm) overall
Given by Terence Pepper, 2014
Photographs Collection
NPG x196941

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  • J. Beagles & Co (active 1903-), Photographers. Artist or producer associated with 578 portraits.
  • Frank Arthur Swaine (died 1952), Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 35 portraits.

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Stanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.

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Bolton Wanderers beat West Ham United in the first FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. The Cup Final was held at Wembley every year except during the war until 2000.

International

Hitler attempts to take power in Germany with the Munich Beer Hall Putsch. On the 8th November Hitler and the SA stormed a meeting of the ruling 'triumvirs' forcing them to support a march on Berlin. The coup, however, failed and Hitler was arrested and sentences to five years in prison.

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