Item RC0533 - H.R.H. Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Presentation Book / by St. George's Benevolent Society of Hamilton

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H.R.H. Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Presentation Book / by St. George's Benevolent Society of Hamilton

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  • 1 December 1911 (Creation)

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4 p.

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H.R.H. Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert was born on 1 May 1850, the seventh child of Queen Victoria. He was created Duke of Connaught and Strathearn on 24 May 1874. From 1911 to 1916 he served as Governor-General of Canada.

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This hand-lettered and illuminated book was presented to the Duke of Connaught to commemorate his visit to Hamilton.

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Purchased by Sir Edwin Leather in memory of his father and then donated.


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