Large silk flag on stick: 'Souvenir of the Clara Butt - Rumford Concert, Royal Albert Hall, 13 May 1915 in aid of British Red Cross Society & Order of St John'.

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1915

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Large silk flag on stick: 'Souvenir of the Clara Butt - Rumford Concert, Royal Albert Hall, 13 May 1915 in aid of BRCS & Order of St John'. Dame Clara Butt, the world-famous singer, arranged a number of concerts in London and the county in aid of the British Red Cross and Order of St John during the war years. At a concert held at the Albert Hall in May 1915, before the King and Queen, it is reported that Dame Clara gave a programme of popular and patriotic songs, including for the first time Sir Hubert Parry's 'Hymn for Aviators'. This concert produced over £7,500.
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470(2)/1
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Clara Butt (b.1872, d.1936)

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