CHURCHILL - ROYAL YACHT An album, compiled by Eng. Lieut. E.L.D. Acland, R.N., relating to his service on H.M. Yacht Victoria and Albert
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CHURCHILL - ROYAL YACHT An album, compiled by Eng. Lieut. E.L.D. Acland, R.N., relating to his service on H.M. Yacht Victoria and Albert
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Lot Details
CHURCHILL - ROYAL YACHT
An album, compiled by Eng. Lieut. E.L.D. Acland, R.N., relating to his service on H.M. Yacht Victoria and Albert, approximately 110 gelatin silver prints, mounted between one and 6 per page recto and verso (and approximately 25 others loose), half red suede album, oblong folio, [c.1909-1912]

Footnotes

  • Compiled by Edward L.D. Acland (1878–1968), later Rear Admiral, as a record of his service aboard the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert. Includes formal group portraits of important visitors (12, including King Edward VII, George V, King Haakon VII of Norway), single portraits including Winston Churchill and George V, and approximately 60 images of life aboard; Crown Prince Olav playing cricket and a parade for George V, young ?Swedish princesses at play (with childish note on headed Yacht notepaper "Mr. Acland. I am going to spank you at 10 o'clock in the morning. Dora"). Two fine portraits of the ship, and four elegant images of the interior.
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