Firework display on Westgate, Wakefield, 1846


Sovereign the 6th
firework display poster from 1846 opposite the Corn Exchange, Westgate. The poster reads A handbill for a display of French, Italian and Chinese fireworks to take place on Monday 9th March 1846 opposite the Corn Exchange, Westgate, Wakefield, later Argos superstore. The display was to be given by Mr L.V.Gyngell from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, with contributions being collected from spectators.

Thanks to 'Twixt Aire and Calder: Navigate the Wakefield District in words and pictures.