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The 1920s

In July 1921, King George V, Queen Mary and Princess Mary came to Jersey.  The photo of the Royal Visit shows that the lines of the building have changed very little in 90 years.

At the time services offered included eye tests.  As well as measuring sight and providing and repairing spectacles, Edwin also fitted artificial eyes!  Diamonds, pearls and other gems were displayed at the front of the shop, with china eyes of all shapes, sizes and colours discreetly and neatly in rows on flat trays at the back of shop.

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