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The 'Guy Fawkes' Search on the Opening of Parliament

This photograph was taken by the photographer Benjamin Stone on the State Opening of Parliament in February 1901, as a Guy Fawkes search was encated by the Yeoman of the Guard. The photograph was taken on the House of Commons Terrace.

Title

The 'Guy Fawkes' Search on the Opening of Parliament - Yeomen of the Guard on the Terrace of the House of Commons

Date

14 Feb 1901

Catalogue number

Parliamentary Archives, HC/LB/1/111/20/9