Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
Queen Elizabeth II
1942-1944 Typescripts for performances of The Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin and Old Mother Red Riding Boots held at the Waterloo Chamber, Windsor Castle, with both Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret taking part. These were part of the archive of Hubert and Ethel Tanner. He was headmaster of the Royal School, Windsor Great Park and was the prime mover in the writing and production of four pantomimes produced from 1941-1944. Together with the programme and ticket for Old Mother Red Riding Boots, a large photograph of that pantomime with the Princesses prominent in the centre, and a further programme signed by Hubert Tanner. With a Post office Registered Express envelope and autograph letter written from Balmoral Castle by Princess Margret in 1955, to Mrs Tanner, thanking her for a birthday present ..."To me too it brings back very happy memories of our Pantomimes" (10)
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