V R. Official Programme of the Royal Procession at the Opening of the Imperial Institute.There will be Four Royal Processions the first that of the Prince Wales, who will be accompanied by the Duke of York, the Duke of Fife, and most likely the Princess May. The second the Duke and Duchess of Connaught and children, The third that of the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh & daughter. The Fourth will be the great procession of the Queen and leave Buckingham Palace at a quarter to 12 and consist of six carriages. First Carriage ... Equerry to Prince Henry of Battenbury, Equerry in waiting on Prince Christian, Field officer in Brigade Waiting. Second Carriage...Silver Stick, the Groom in waiting, Lady in Waiting on Princess Beatrice, Lady in Waiting in Princess Christian. Third Carriage...Keeper of the Privy Purse, Sir Henry Ponsonby, the second Equerry in Waiting, the two Maids of Honour. Fourth Carriage...Lord in Waiting, Gold Stick, Lady in Waiting, the Mistress of the Robes. Fifth Carriage...The Lord Chamberlain, the Lord Steward, Prince Henry of Battenberg, Prince Christian. Sixth Carriage...Princess Beatrice, Princess Christian, and THE QUEEN, the Senior Equerry in Waiting will ride alongside her Majesty’s State Carriage.
Printed letterpress on crept de chine, rare. 406 x 406mm. 16 x 16".
A programme listing the Royal Procession that attended the opening of the Imperial Institute in London by Queen Victoria. It was established in 1887 as a result of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886 by the governments of the United Kingdom and several countries of the British Empire to promote research which would benefit the empire.
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