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Embarkation of the Prince Imperial's Body at the Point, Port Natal [i.e. Durban], 1879-06-11

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/12

Scope and Contents

203 x 137 mm. Showing the military escort and crowds of spectators on the waterfront at Durban on 11 June 1879 to watch the embarkation of the body of Prince Napoleon aboard the tug 'Adonis' (only the funnel of which is here visible) for transportation out to H.M.S. 'Boadicea' lying beyond the bar.

Dates

  • 1879-06-11

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight yellowing.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 3302.

Related Materials

For a similar view see Y3058A/14. For a more detailed note on the circumstances of the Prince's death see Y3058A/40.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Kisch, Benjamin, 1842-1889, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-09-30 16:13:30+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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