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Objects – Events
The cover of a programme for “Salute the Soldier Week”, in Mere & District, May 1944.
A china mug with the inscription “Coronation of King Edward VII, June 26th., 1902, Mere, Wilts.”
A picture postcard, one of many printed and sold by the Mere photographer Frederick Holmes, showing a lightning strike at Mere on 13th. May, 1906. The photograph won a prize.
A poster advertising Evening Penny Readings to be held in The National School Room, Mere on January 18th., 1864. The readings were often interspersed by piano and vocal solos.
A poster to advertise a meeting in the Lecture Hall Mere in 1879 to consider the destitute state of Negroes in America.
A booklet on “How we kept the Diamond Jubilee (of Queen Victoria) in Mere, 1897”
A programme for the Mere Peace Day Celebrations, July 19th., 1919.
A poster printed by H.H.Edmunds of Mere for a public meeting in The National Schoolroom, Mere in 1893 in protest against Home Rule for Ireland.
An elaborately designed and colourful programme issued for the events in Mere to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897.
A colourful programme issued for events in Mere to celebrate the Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911.
A poster advertising a Whist Drive at The Parish Hall, Zeals in aid of The Red Cross Agricultural Fund in 1944. Tickets were priced at 1/6d. and there was a sale of poultry and produce after the whist drive.
A commemorative china plate with an image of Mere Library & Museum, made to mark the Millennium in 2000.
A leaflet advertising a meeting of the Mere branch of The League of Nations Union with a speaker discussing “The Refugee Problem”, on the 22nd. February, 1939.
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