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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