1890 Royal visit

The Queen of Romania visited north Wales

THE NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD, BANGOR

The Queen of Roumania [sic] attended and was interested in the two young ladies in Welsh costume who stood at the entrance to the pavilion. They extolled the shop of Mr W.O Williams, draper, Manchester House, Bangor.
Liverpool Mercury, September 5, 1890; North Wales Chronicle (Bangor, Wales), September 13, 1890

THE QUEEN OF ROUMANIA IN CONWAY

Her Majesty accepted from the hands of Miss Carrie Farrington, the daughter of the borough surveyor, a large doll dressed in Welsh costume and carrying a basket bearing the Roumanian colours.
Liverpool Mercury Friday, September 12, 1890; Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), September 12, 1890; The Pall Mall Gazette (London, England), September 13, 1890

THE QUEEN OF ROUMANIA AT CARNARVON

The queen was presented by Miss Morris of Nelson Emporium, with a piece of Welsh costume cloth (Cymreig Cartref) expressly manufactured for the occasion. The little girl … was dressed in Welsh costume. She was also presented with a Welsh shawl (of Welsh manufacture) by Miss Pierce of the Golden Goat.
Liverpool Mercury etc (Liverpool, England), Tuesday, September 16, 1890; Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Tuesday, September 16, 1890;  North Wales Chronicle (Bangor, Wales), Saturday, September 20, 1890

 

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