Royal visit decorations Mathers Hotel, Whitehall Crescent, Union Street, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations Mathers Hotel, Whitehall Crescent, Union Street, Dundee - Ref: WC1668

View of Mathers Temperance Hotel, Whitehall Crescent and bottom of Union Street from what is now the Railway Station.

Photograph shows large hoarding around Mathers Hotel With "Kalac" cycle dealers on the corner of Union Street and Whitehall Crescent. Groups of people standing in the foreground.

Notice in Dundee Courier. "Guard of Honour for Royal Visit. Dundee Highland Volunteer Battalion, The Black Watch. Men wishing to be part of guard send names to Orderly Room. The Guard will be on duty at Victoria Hospital"


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.