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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Edgar Alfred Bowring (1826-1911)

27 May 1851. Edgar Bowring to Colonel Grey 27 May 1851

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/7/77

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Letter in which Bowring advises Prince Albert of the date of publication of the German catalogue. Also the late arrival of the exhibits from Peru and the capture by the Belgian police of two female pick pockets in the Crystal Palace. A number of other suspicious characters were observed.
  • Creator(s)

    Edgar Alfred Bowring (1826-1911) (writer)

    General Sir Charles Grey (1804-70) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    Whitehall [London]