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The Progress of H.R.H. Prince Alfred Ernest Albert through the Cape Colony, British Kaffraria... in the year 1860

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...
Dates: 1860 - 1861
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  • Subject: South Africa (nation) X
  • Names: Noble, Roderick, fl1860 - 1861 X