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Papers relating to Prince Albert’s personal life and enthusiasms

Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy (1783-1859)

Letters and calling card relating to a potential visit and the presentation of an album of photographs of Bombay to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 19 Apr - 30 Nov 1860

Loose, handwritten manuscript pages | 5 documents (20 pages) (whole object) | RA PPTO/PP/QV/MAIN/1860/4671

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In the letter dated 20 August 1860, Jejeebhoy writes 'Understanding that Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince Consort take some interest in photographic views, it has struck me that is would be a novelty to them, to have in their possession, likenesses of some of their Indian subjects in Bombay, whom they have never seen. I accordingly take the liberty of sending to you some views of Bombay...'.
  • Creator(s)

    Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy (1783-1859) (writer)

    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) (addressee)

    John Elphinstone Elphinstone, 1st Baron & 13th Lord (1807-60) (writer)

  • 5 documents (20 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
    Language(s)
    English