Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia')

 
  Lot 82
 
Lot 82 - S. CUSTRY, AL.S FROM CUSTRY, EQUERRY TO QUEEN...

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S. CUSTRY, AL.S FROM CUSTRY, EQUERRY TO QUEEN...

S. CUSTRY, AL.S FROM CUSTRY, EQUERRY TO QUEEN VICTORIA
alluding to Admiral Cochrane's 'War Craft' patented for use in South Africa during the Boer War, written from Osborne House 1899; together with RUSSIA, AL.s by Melville requesting and allowing the Grand Duke Nicholas (later Czar Nicholas II), to examine the British Fleet, 1p.; THOMAS LUDWIGE, AL.s. 2pp., describing a black boy aboard, and mentioning 1100 barrels of rice and references to Samuel Bowman, 2pp., framed and glazed; two photographic portraits of H.R.H. Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary), both signed and dated 1901, Malta; and a small quantity of letters and ephemera including a few letters from Captain Bastard
(A lot)

Estimated at £500 - £800


 
S. CUSTRY, AL.S FROM CUSTRY, EQUERRY TO QUEEN VICTORIA
alluding to Admiral Cochrane's 'War Craft' patented for use in South Africa during the Boer War, written from Osborne House 1899; together with RUSSIA, AL.s by Melville requesting and allowing the Grand Duke Nicholas (later Czar Nicholas II), to examine the British Fleet, 1p.; THOMAS LUDWIGE, AL.s. 2pp., describing a black boy aboard, and mentioning 1100 barrels of rice and references to Samuel Bowman, 2pp., framed and glazed; two photographic portraits of H.R.H. Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary), both signed and dated 1901, Malta; and a small quantity of letters and ephemera including a few letters from Captain Bastard
(A lot)