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Royal Commonwealth Society : The Dining Room

Bedford Lemere & Co. for the Royal Empire Society

Royal Commonwealth Society

<p style='text-align: justify;'> The Dining Room at the Society’s new Northumberland Avenue headquarters was also known as the Canada Room. It was panelled in Canadian Silky Birch, the gift of the Canadian government. The arms of Canada, and of each of its provinces and territories in 1936, were prominently displayed above the wood panelling. This photograph shows the Dining Room looking west. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'> The photograph is taken from a collection of lantern slides commissioned by the Society to mark the opening of its new headquarters building in 1936, many of which were published in its journal United Empire </p><p style='text-align: justify;'>See Janus record <a target='_blank' class='externalLink' href=''>here</a></p>

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