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Past Images of the Month - September 2019

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Prince Albert part II

Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince Consort to Queen Victoria (b.Schloss Rosenau, near Coburg, 26 August 1819; d.Windsor Castle, 14 December 1861)

married 10 February 1840, Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, to

Alexandrina Victoria, Queen of Great Britain (b.Kensington Palace, 24 May 1819; d.Osborne House, 22 January 1901)

As a supplement to the August 2019 Image of the Month we show here a few more Royal programmes and some commemorative items.

(Please click the thumbnails below to view larger image)

Handel: The Dead March in Saul and Beethoven: Marcia Funebre. Both were included in the Funeral Service at St George's Chapel, Windsor, 23 December 1861.  The annotation on this copy indicates that it was purchased one month later. Wrighton (William Thomas): Gold bless our widow'd Queen. London, [1862]. Nava (Franz): Nava's Memorial. A Selection of Sacred Airs. London, [1862].

Grant (Lt. General Sir James Hope): Elégie for the Organ ... Dedicated to the memory of His Royal Highness the late Prince Consort. London, reissue after an earlier edition.