This postcard shows a Proclamation at the Mercat Cross in the Royal
Mile (immediately to the east of St Giles Church.
The postcard was posted in Edinburgh on 2 November 1906, but there is
no mention on either the front or back of the card as to what was being
Thank you to Kim Traynor who wrote:
"There was a General Election in January 1906
which resulted in a landslide victory for the Liberal Party. I think this
is probably a photograph of the proclamation for
the summoning of the new Parliament that year.