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Collection Level Description: British Empire Handkerchief

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Brit.Emp.r.29
Title: British Empire Handkerchief
Dates of Creation: [1897?]
Extent: 1 item
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

No relevant details are available.

Scope and Content

Linen handkerchief depicting representatives of the Army and Navy throughout the British Empire, with a banner in honour of Victoria "Queen of a World-wide Empire" and verses entitled The Old Brigade and The Red White and Blue. At the top it says "Presented by F.W. Wilson, M.P.". The handkerchief is undated but was possibly produced for the Diamond Jubilee in 1897.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased on the 22 March 2000.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Access Points

Victoria | 1819-1901 | Queen of Great Britain and Ireland

Wilson | Frederick William | 1844-1924 | Sir | Knight Journalist and Politician

Handkerchiefs

Great Britain | Colonies | 19th century


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13 December 2011