ROYAL FAMILY Three albums belonging to Millicent (Milly), wife of Charles (Charlie) Elphinstone Fleeming Cunninghame Graham, c.1880-1900
Lot 198
ROYAL FAMILY
Three albums belonging to Millicent (Milly), wife of Charles (Charlie) Elphinstone Fleeming Cunninghame Graham, c.1880-1900
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 6,796) inc. premium

Lot Details
Sold on behalf of the heirs of Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
ROYAL FAMILY
Three albums belonging to Millicent (Milly), wife of Charles (Charlie) Elphinstone Fleeming Cunninghame Graham, MVO, brother of the author and traveller Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, recording his service commanding the Royal Yacht Osborne; comprising an album of fine signed cabinet photographs of the royal family, loose within pocket-mounts, of the future Edward VII (2), his heir, Prince Albert Victor Duke of Clarence and Avondale (2, signed "Eddie" and "Eddy"), his younger brother the future George V (3, dated 1880 and 1883), Queen Alexandra, and the Queen with her two sons (Prince Albert Victor signing himself "Edward"); as well as the Princesses Louise, Maude, and Victoria (many of Louise) and other members of the Royal Household, the album bound in crocodile skin mounted with a silver plaque recording its gift from the ships company of the Osborne to Millicent on her marriage, May 1882, 4to; an album with covers stamped 'M.B.C.G.' with photos pasted in of the royal household and sundry social events, with two signed photographs of the future Edward VII, boards, oblong folio; and an album preserving Christmas cards, present tickets and the like (with much attractive printed ephemera) exchanged between the Cunninghame Grahams and members of the royal household, running from the Christmas season of 1879 (at Castle Rising) up to 1896, with tickets etc. in the hand of the future Edward VII (about a dozen, including a Christmas card), Queen Alexandra, the Princesses and the future George V, board, 4to (3) c.1880-1900

Saleroom notices

  • In the group photograph (illustrated lower left), Alexandra has signed for herself, and on behalf of her two sons.
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