Photograph

Object number

LDVAL 2906/1

Date

Exact 1942

Physical description

B/W photograph taking in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Barking. It shows a group of men gathered around a table. One man in official council robes is being presented with a wooden box by a similarly dressed man. They are being wtched by the Town Clerk and other civic dignitaries.

Condition

Good

Type

Photograph

Size

Frame length: 265mm
width: 210mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Written in ink On rear of frame: Presentation of freedom / of the borough / to / Alderman W.J. James MBE, JP, CA / by Mayor of Barking / (ald. W.T. Craig) / at / Town Hall Barking on Saturday / 2 May 1942 at 3:30pm

Alternative reference

Entry Number T34

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Metadata
Start dateExact 1942
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypePhotograph
Collection typeSocial history