British Empire Handkerchief
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.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Brit.Emp.r.29].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 2207
Biographical / Historical
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased on the 22 March 2000.
- British Empire Handkerchief
- Marion Lowman
- Language of description