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LCC-MFB Royal visit to Brigade Headquarters Featured 1891 Print

LCC-MFB Royal visit to Brigade Headquarters

A rare picture of the Chief Officer, Captain Eyre Massey Shaw, as he waits to greet the Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) and other members of the Royal party at the Metropolitan Fire Brigade Headquarters in Southwark, SE1. Captain Shaw is in the company of his officers and men from the headquarters station. He resigned from the MFB on 1 November 1891 after having a severe disagreement with the London County Council on how the Fire Brigade should be run. A favourite with the Prince of Wales, Captain Shaw was knighted upon his retirement and became a KCB

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library