1909 Mauretania

Residents of north-west Pembrokeshire seems to have made an effort to keep their Welsh hats. Many appear in photograph taken at the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh in 1882; at the centenary of the Fishguard invasion in 1897 and at the arrival of the Mauretania in 1909.

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Postcard, To Greet the Mauretania at Fishguard, August 30, 1909 (Ceredigion Museum, 1994.53.22)

Celebrations at Fishguard on Mauretania Day, Hanes Abergwaun

Postcard, Women in Welsh costume awaiting to greet passengers of Mauretania, at Fishguard Harbour, 30th August, 1909. Photograph by Tom Mathias. Pembrokeshire Museums.

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