Family album recording the Lord Lieutenancy of Ireland of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley,
|Main Creator:||Dudley, Rachel Anne Ward, Countess of, 1868-1920|
Contains photographs of family and friends, Crom Castle on Lough Erne, playbill printed on silk for a Theatre Royal in Dublin performance of J. M. Barrie's 'Alice, Sit-By-The-Fire' on December 11th 1905 which starred and inscribed by her in blue pencil "Ellen Terry/Nelly" [captioned "Our last play in Dublin"], printed double-sided broadside of "Special Garrison Orders ... Dublin Castle 12th Dec. 1905", printed bifolium of "Ceremonial to be observed of the Public Entry of William Humble, Earl of Dudley, Lord Lieutenant-General and General Governor of Ireland, on Thursday, the 25th September 1902", printed double-sided broadside of "Order of Proceedings of the Departure of His Excellency William Humble, Earl of Dudley ... Wednesday, 13th December 1905", telegram, and newspaper cuttings relating to the farewell ceremony.
Thick card leaves mounted on linen guards and bound into a custom binding of full olive green crush morocco over thick bevelled boards (printed ticket of "E. Dreyfous / 99 Mount Street / London W."), sides and outer triple gilt fillet border enclosing a broad decorative gilt tooled border. Gilt caligraphic initials "R. D" [Rachel Dudley who put together the album].
Physical description: 1 volume.
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|MS 42,247||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.