Sunday, 28 August 2011

Tissot’s Blue Plaque Unveiling in Ramsgate

 This is a case of right place, wrong building as the Royal Albion Hotel where Tissot painted his pictures was demolished in the late 1800s to make way for Madeira Walk.

The pictures of the unveiling are here http://www.michaelsbookshop.com/laptop811/id13.htm


5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the pictures Michael.
    Who is the chap in the hat and the baggy suit doing the talking?

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  2. John Holyer - that`s Frank Batt.

    Ben K

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  3. Sorry to be so obtuse, Michael, but who is Frank Batt?
    (Please don't say the chap in the hat and the baggy suit).

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  4. Sorry John I haven’t looked at the internet over the holiday, Frank Batt is vice chairperson of the Ramsgate Society and as such one of the driving forces behind the blue plaque scheme here in Ramsgate.

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