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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2136

The Robin Hunt Collection
Prince Albert
1861 The death of the Prince Consort on 14 December 1861 led to a nationwide outpouring of grief. This collection reflects that. Items relating to his life are included, Verses on the Opening of the Coal Exchange (1849), engravings and portraits, Laying of the First Stone Birmingham and Midland Institute (1855). A range of verses, town announcements, accounts of his last moments, memorial copies of sermons preached, the Dublin Gazette recording the funeral, services coinciding with his, rare funeral verses at St George's Chapel, Chorales sung at the funeral, a range of mourning cards on cut designed paper, and a rare booklet of the service at the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore December 1862 and another for 1881. A comprehensive record of the event (75)

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