Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V
Scope and Contents
A quarto, 180 page volume recording the visit of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Edinburgh, second son of Queen Victoria, to South Africa. Bound in a decorative purple cover, it appeared in 1861. It was illustrated with actual photographs stuck in; ten reproduce paintings by Thomas Bowler (1812-1869) or Thomas Baines (1822-1875); the remainder are actual photographs of events of the Prince's visit (1, 7-11 and 13).The following notes draw extensively on Bull and Denfield (1970), which...
1860 - 1861
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