Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
1876 - 1877 Visit by the Prince of Wales.
Collection comprising the "Programme of the Ceremonies to be Observed at Delhi on the Proclamation of the Imperial Title Assumed by Her Majesty The Queen", details of the Imperial Assemblage, invitation cards to events, from the Viceroy, Display of Fireworks,
invitation on behalf of the Maharajah of Puttialah, Nobles and Raeses of the Punjab, A welcome address from Ghulam Muhammad Munshi of Bombay, a piece of cloth from a cushion upon which the Rajah of Benares presented his address, with a copy in Sanskrit and English,
Verses on the Prince's Return to England, with three items relating to the 1869 visit by Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. A programme of Illuminations, the Gazette of India announcing Fireworks and a Notice from Calcutta University advising of the Prince's attendance at a reception.
With a presentation copy of "The Return of the Traveller/A Sermon Preached by the Dean of Westminster... after the Return of the Prince of Wales from India", and a copy of "The Anglo Indian Prize Poems on the Royal Visit to India" published by Hamilton, Adams & Co, London, 1876 (20)
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