Royal Naval Volunteers

Royal Naval Volunteers


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[002845] [Royal Naval Volunteers]. Souvenir of the Royal Naval Volunteers March to Hyde Park, Saturday, October 3. London: Mrs. S. Burgess, First Edition. Folio. Unbound. Commemorative Tissue. Good. Printed, single sided tissue, approximately 385mm x 375mm in size, n.d. ?1908.

Lightly browned to edges, small amount of loss to top left hand corner, slightly creased.

March of the Royal Naval Volunteers to partake in the Annual Inter-Divisional Field Gun Competition. Probably 1908, given the day and date on the tissue and the imprint address.

S.[arah] Burgess specialised in the printing of these commemorative tissues, generally the decorative borders were printed in Japan, with the overprinting which was “commonly primitive .. and display a … disregard for niceties of typography and spelling” (Rickards, page 221) done locally