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Visit of Princes Albert Victor and George to Ceylon, H.M.S. ‘Bacchante’ and ‘Ruby’ Feb 1882, 1882-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/6

Scope and Contents

258 x 207 mm. View from the seaward end of the breakwater looking towards the Customs House area, with construction work in progress in the foreground. H.M.S. ‘Bacchante’ and ‘Ruby’ are anchored in the harbour within the area enclosed by the breakwater. The two princes remained in Ceylon from 25th January to 6th February 1882. For an account of their visit, see John N. Dalton, ‘The cruise of Her Majesty’s Ship Bacchante’ 1879-1882 (2 vols, London, 1886), vol 2, p 311-344.


  • Creation: 1882-02


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Finding aid date

2015-09-07 11:46:29+00:00

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