Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
The Duke & Duchess of Kent
Parents of Queen Victoria
1814-1861 The Duke of Kent was the fourth son of King George III. Collection of items including engraved portraits, a broadsheet lamenting his death in January 1820, two secretarial letters, one regarding Elizabetta Colombate. With an autograph letter from Frogmore signed by Victoria, Duchess of Kent written in 1848 regarding the troubles in Europe, mentioning her daughter Feodora; a sheet of her decorative notepaper; an autograph letter from Sir John Conroy, Comptroller to the Duchess from Norris Castle, regarding employment for the correspondent's son. With an attractive broadsheet illustrating a silhouette of the Duchess responding to an Address from the Lord Mayor of London "on the occasion of The Princess Victoria completing her 18th year", and the Ceremonial for the removal of the deceased Duchess from Frogmore House to St. George's Chapel, Windsor (14)
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