T. Brock & Co.'s Grand Evening Fete
the Queen's birthday in 1896 a spectacular fete and fireworks display
were held in Carolina Port, Dundee. This programme lists all the
fireworks and the music which was played by the band of the 1st
Forfar Artillery Volunteers, directed by William Wallace, one of
Dundee's leading musicians.
climax of the event was a "colossal fire portrait of Her Majesty
the Queen", showing the dates 1819 (when she was born) and
1896. One of the displays was designed to imitate the Aurora Borealis.