London, South Kensington
25 May 2006
A COMMEMORATIVE PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM FOR QUEEN VICTORIA'S 1897 DIAMOND JUBILEE SPITHEAD REVIEW, TAKEN FROM THE R.M.S. DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE
thirty-four sepia views of assorted vessels of British and foreign navies, mounted on inscribed gilt-edged card pages and bound with decorated full-calf boards, the cover inscribed The Queen's Diamond Jubilee/SOUVENIR of the visit to the SPITHEAD REVIEW,/On board the Barrow Steam Navigation Company's/R.M.S. "Duchess of Devonshire"./26th June, 1897 -- 12 x 16½in. (30.5 x 42cm.)
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