Alexandra Day in Peckham

Anon | 1913 | ★★★★
On Alexandra Day, 1913 – a day of charity fundraising inaugurated the previous year to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival in England of Princess Alexandra of Denmark – women of Peckham traverse the local high street, selling artificial roses to raise money for local hospitals. Filled with fabulous faces and fantastic fashions, this short documentary proves fascinating viewing.