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The Wynyard Park Owl and HRH The Prince of Wales Album, Oct 23rd 1896, the first page with a photograph of `Royal Guests and House Party at Wynyard` with correspondence between John Phillips, Photographic Artist, Belfast, Francis Knollys, private secretary to Edward Prince of Wales, and N W Apperley (probably the agent at Wynyard Park), half leather binding, 31.5 x 43cm. The correspondence relates to an owl that was shot at Wynyard Park. The photographer, Phillips, arranged to have the bird stuffed, and subsequently sent a photograph to the Prince of Wales, with an inscription stating that the Prince shot the owl. The Prince was most annoyed and a grovelling apology from the photographer followed!

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Estimate: 400 GBP - 600 GBP

<p>The Winter Country House Sale</p>

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  • Stansted Mountfitchet Salerooms
  • Cambridge Road
  • Stansted Mountfitchet
  • CM24 8GE
  • United Kingdom
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  • Sale Date

  • 26 Feb 2013 10:00 GMT



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