Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
1837 Queen Victoria's Visit to the Guildhall, City of London. An ornate heavily embossed invitation to the Dinner, a seating ticket showing the Marquis of Chandos his place, five engravings depicting the event, and a bound copy "Reports Relating to the Entertainment of Her Majesty the Queen in the Guildhall of the City of London on Lord Mayor's Day 1837". A comprehensive account of the planning and the occasion itself with reproductions of all the tickets and admission cards. Reference is made on page 31 that Her Majesty conferred "the honour of knighthood on the two Sheriffs, George Carroll and Moses Montefiore". Sir Moses was the second Jew to be knighted in England.
Together with two later admission cards to Entertainment given by the Corporation of the City of London "in honour of the Coronation of Her Most Gracious Majesty" on 13 July 1838 (11)
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