By: M. HARWELL, ROYAL MARINE [?]
ASEA ABOARD THE HMS ROYAL YACHT SERAPIS TO INDIA, 1875
Seller ID: 0001913
On offer is a superb manuscript relic of Victorian Era travel detailing a well documented trip by H R H Prince Edward and various dignitaries to India traveling by way of HMS Royal Yacht Serapis. The journal of the trip begins with the author, [we believe to be M. Harwell Royal Marine as was marked the chest from which this manuscript was rescued though we note a later childish hand circa 1900s wrote the name of Kenneth Ellicott among other scribbles and drawings, a later relative we suspect] being based on a hulk in Portsmouth awaiting the ship being prepared for the 9 month voyage. Researche... View More...