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Princess Mary gift tin
Princess Mary gift tin, with sweets, for non-smokers, 1914.Printed on inner sweet block: ?Her Royal Highness The Princess Mary Christmas Fund 1914?.Associated with World War One (1914-1918).Indian and British troops serving on the Western Front in 1914 received Princess Mary boxes from the Royal Family. These were metal cases engraved with an outline of the princess and filled with chocolates, sweets, cigarettes and tobacco. Great efforts were made to distribute the gifts in time for Christmas, and huge demands were made on an already stretched postal service. More than 355, 000 boxes were successfully delivered before 25 December. The boxes also included a picture card of Queen Mary and a copy of George V's greeting to the troops which stated 'May God protect you and bring you safely home?. Date: 1914
© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library
Post Office telegraph from OMHS Buckingham Palace
'A Post Office telegraph from O.M.H.S. Buckingham Palace, dated 15th August 14. To E. D. Towse, Esq., Swanley Village, Kent. It reads 'You will have seen in the newspapers that the Prince of Wales is raising a National Relief Fund to alleviate the acute distress which must inevitably arise on account of the war. Your name has been suggested by the Committee to his Royal Highness as one from whom a subscription may be expected. I am directed by His Royal Highness's Committee to express a hope that if you have not already subscribed you will do so during the next few days. Frederick Ponsonby. Commemorative Art'
© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library
Weybridge, Surrey - The York Column (Monument)
Weybridge, Surrey - The York Column (Monument). Erected by public subscription in 1822 in memory of the late Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia (Friederike Charlotte Ulrike Katharina 17671820), the only daughter of Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia (later King Frederick William II) and his first wife and double first cousin Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Luneburg. She was later The Duchess of York and Albany following her marriage to Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany. The Duchess lived for over thirty years at Oatlands in the parish of Weybridge. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection