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Decorated tram

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Decorated tram

A tram decorated to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.

Edward VII succeeded his mother Queen Victoria in 1901, and was crowned in 1902. His wife Alexandra was a Danish princess. This tram car was lavishly decorated with flowers and electric lights to celebrate the occasion.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

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coronations, decorated trams, Glasgow Corporation Tramways



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