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Coronation Picture

What we know about this image :

10 year old John Thompson is seen here painting part of a frieze depicting British monarchs as part of the Coronation celebrations. Robert Wood, historian and also head of Ward Jackson school at the time, felt it important that the children knew the history of their country.

Date (of image) : 20/5/1953

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : NDM


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