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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2150

The Robin Hunt Collection
Queen Victoria's Children
Victoria, Princess Royal
1840 - 1901 Collection of verses, broadsheets, poems commemorating the birth of the first child of the Queen and Prince Albert, together with engravings of the Princess Royal on her marriage to Prince Frederick William of Prussia in 1858. Her Majesty's Theatre full sheet programmes, Merchants Taylor's Hall and a decorative Chorale from the Chapel Royal celebrate the dynastic marriage. With hymns sung at a Memorial Service in Baden following her death and Army Orders in South Africa announcing her passing. 6 items relating to her son Kaiser Wilhelm II are included.
Also 1858 - Marriage to Prince Frederick William of Prussia. Three rare coloured tickets to the Colonnade and State Apartments, St. James's Palace on the day, each with "Crown/VR" at the top, together with the Order of the Procession, and the cream watered silk binding of the marriage service used within the Chapel Royal, a report in the London Gazette of the marriage, the "official Programme" and a decorative invitation to a dinner at Balmoral celebrating the marriage (45)

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