Overseas Branches' float in Lord Mayor's procession in London

Production date
1950s

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Black and white photograph shows a float illustrating the work of the Overseas Branches' of the British Red Cross. The float is taking part in the Lord Mayor's procession in London during the 1950s, just by Bank station. At this time the British Red Cross had 42 colonial branches and ran services including blood transfusions, air ambulances, disaster relief and river ambulances. The Lord Mayor's procession is an annual event and the procession starts from the City of London and ends at the Royal Courts of Justice in the City of Westminster where the Lord Mayor swears his allegiance to the Crown.
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Archives
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Catalogue Number
76/101/IN3636

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