Item 7 - Visitor's book

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GB 3544 RHN-AD-05-7

Title

Visitor's book

Date(s)

  • 1989-2010 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 volume

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(1854-present)

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Scope and content

Official visitor book for visiting Royal and aristocratic dignitaries. Each page has the occasion of their visit written in a calligraphic font and the signature of the visitor. Signatories include: Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom; Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997); Andrew Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire (1920-2004); Antonia Douro, Princess Antonia (1955-); Charles, Prince of Wales (1958-); Anne, Princess Royal (1950-) and Edward, the Earl of Wessex (1964-).

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Open

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  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Red hardboard volume entitled 'Royal Hospital & Home, Putney Visitors'. Written in gold lettering.

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Description compiled by Chris Olver, August 2020.

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  • English

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