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(From Post Magazine)
100 Years Ago - Britannic scores right royal coup
In connection with the visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra to Birmingham to open the new university buildings, the Britannic Assurance Company, whose head offices were on the route of the procession, distinguished itself by the excellence of its decorative arrangements.
Among business premises, indeed, the building, the architecture of which lends itself splendidly to such purposes, was one of the most picturesque in the city. The innumerable small verandas surrounding the windows were draped with the royal colours and filled with real flowers, the windows being also flanked by …