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Lot nr:555
Book nr:35906
Author:[LONDON]
Title:"The Most High Most Mighty and Most Illustrious Prince Adolphus Frederick Duke of Cambridge (...) Did the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of Fishmongers of the City of London, The honour to accept the Freedom of the said Company. In Testimony Whereof the said Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of the Fishmongers have caused their Common Seal to be affixed to a Copy of the admission of His Royal Highness on the eighth day of December in the forty ninth year of the Reign ..."
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Year:1808, 8 December
Description:Calligraphed vellum leaf with a central shield with calligraphed text in pen and ink within an elaborate border containing coats of arms and other vignettes, pen and (col.) ink and watercolour and gold, 47,5 x 40 cm. With "Tomkins Scripsit" in pen and ink and "Sharpe Pinxit Doctors' Commons" in gold, dated "One Thousand eight Hundred and eight".
Wrinkled and speckled; some details rubbed away; some small repaired tears in upper margin, slightly affecting the image.
Prince Adolphus Frederick (1774-1850), the tenth child and seventh son of the British King George III, obtained the Freedom (i.e. became member) of the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers, one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London.
We add: parchment leaf (74 x 33 cm) with 20 coat of arms same period
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Price:€120 - €180
Sellingprice:€380
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