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Spot where Prince Imperial fell, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/38

Scope and Contents

196 x 135 mm. Showing the temporary wooden cross erected to mark the spot where Prince Louis Napoleon died in June 1879. The inscription reads: 'In Memoriam Louis Napoleon Prince Imperial of France who fell near this spot 1 June 1879. Erected by the Royal Scots Fusiliers.'


  • Creation: 1879 - 1880


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 3304.

Related Materials

For a view of the stone cross erected here in 1880 as a Memorial to the Prince Imperial, see Y3058A/40.





Finding aid date

2004-10-06 09:53:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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