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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2161

The Robin Hunt Collection
Children of Queen Victoria
Prince Alfred 1843 - 1900
1874 Marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh to the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia, daughter of Tsar Alexander II. Collection beginning with Thanksgiving on his birth, confirmation of Prince Alfred in 1860, and a range of carte de visite, invitations, verses and printed commemorative items on his marriage in Russia, and the arrival of the newly weds in England. Rare items include a music programme in Cyrillic, and a decorative invitation to a reception at the Guildhall during the visit by Tsar Alexander II, who arrived to see how his newly married daughter had settled in (43)

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