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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2117

The Robin Hunt Collection
George IV
Death and Funeral
1830 - Printed copy of a health bulletin issued from Windsor Castle on 12 June -"His Majesty had another good night" but he died on 26 June. Two rare black edged tickets to the State apartments and to the Interment are included, with the "Ceremonial for the Interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty ... in the Royal Chapel of St. George at Windsor" on 15th July; a broadsheet giving details of "the Lying in State and Funeral" with woodcut vignettes showing the procession and coffin; the Choir Service; and two large posters announcing the funeral to the residents of Salford and Manchester, and Rochdale (11)

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