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Leeward Islands (island group)

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Inscription on a door at English Harbour [i.e. Saint Johns] dockyard done by H.M. King George V in 1883, 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/3
Scope and Contents 109 x 87 mm. The inscription reads 'A Merry Xmas 2 you all' and was painted by the then Prince George of Wales when he visited Antigua while serving as a Lieutenant on H.M.S. Canada. A newspaper cutting in Y3011E reproduces this photograph, crediting it to Dr Louis W. Sambon. That paper dates the painting 1884, although a letter from Sandringham confirms Bell's date: 'I have laid before the King your letter of the 19th December to Lord Stamfordham, together with the photograph ... His...
Dates: 1914 - 1915
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