Linen handkerchief depicting representatives of the Army and Navy throughout the British Empire, with a banner in honour of Victoria 'Queen of a World-wide Empire' and verses entitled The Old Brigade and The Red White and Blue. At the top it says 'Presented by F.W. Wilson, M.P.'. The handkerchief is undated but was possibly produced for the Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
British Empire Handkerchief
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Brit.Emp.r.29
- Dates of Creation[1897?]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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