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Ugandan envoys to England

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045E
Scope and Contents Three cabinet portraits, approximately 105 x 150 mm, with letterpress captions on the mounts beneath the prints. King Mutesa I of Buganda requested the Church Missionary Society to take the three envoys seen here on a mission to Queen Victoria, with what expected result is not entirely clear. The three men left with missionaries Wilson and Felkin on May 17th 1879. On arrival in England, they were granted an audience with Queen Victoria and were duly impressed with the size and grandeur of...
Dates: 1880
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