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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2256

The Robin Hunt Collection
Royal Visits
Australia & New Zealand / India and Ceylon (1942)
1934 Visit by the Duke of Gloucester. Official leather bound programmes for the visits to Australia, South Australia, New Zealand, and paper wrappers for New South Wales and Victoria both marked "Working Programme", with a souvenir programme for Brisbane and an Empire Societies Banquet on his return; together with a photograph album inscribed "Presented to Captain Derek Schreiber by the New Zealand Government to commemorate the visit of HRH The Duke of Gloucester", containing 50 captioned photographs (105x80mm).
Also included is a rare leather bound volume with gilt titling "SECRET / DIARY OF THE TOUR of LIEUT.GENERAL HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER K.G. IN INDIA AND CEYLON / June-July 1942", with a folding map (9)

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