An Exciting Day

placeholder gif[1948 Olympiad – Competitors march past Torre Abbey]

It was a very exciting day. I went down with my mother and we stood on the seafront. Large crowds were gathered there. The torch was carried by and then the crowds gathered outside Torre Abbey to see it installed.

Written by Margaret Brinicombe


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Title Value
Description:  
Written by Margaret Brinicombe
Organisation Paignton Preservation Society
Website
Contributor   Margaret Brinicombe Paignton Preservation Society  
Item  
Identifier ref 599
Date   1948  
Format   greyscale glossy photograph; 152 mm x 207; offset caption  
Coverage   Devon. Torbay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Maritime. Ceremony. Sport. Regatta  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords Olympics opening welcome