Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent in Bath, 1938

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (wearing the Kent Pearl Circle Bandeau, her Bow Brooch, and the Royal Family Order of King George VI) attends a glittering Ball hosted by Alderman Adrian Hopkins at the newly restored Assembly Rooms in Bath on this day in 1938, following a visit to the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. The historic Georgian Assembly Rooms were restored by Oliver Messel, and destroyed by a bomb in 1942 during the Blitz, before being restored and reopened in 1963. The Marquess and Marchioness of Bath (wearing the Bath Tiara) were also present.

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Bath in Time

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