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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2172

The Robin Hunt Collection
Children of the Prince of Wales
Prince George, future King George V
1865-1936 Wedding of the Duke of York to Princess May of Teck 1893 - 14 letters concerning the planning of the ceremony written to Rev Canon Edgar Sheppard, Sub Dean of the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, one dated 22 June with Queen Victoria signing her approval by initialling it. With 20 different specimen tickets to the marriage, the Ceremonial and velvet covered marriage service used by members of the Royal Family, and a cream watered silk copy of same, with titling in gilt letters below "/crownVRI". The Royal Wedding breakfast menu, a printed dinner list for Buckingham Palace on the eve of the wedding shows the future Tsar Nicholas II as being present (44)

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