Royal events

42 Archival description results for Royal events

Facsimile letter from Quintin Hogg to members inviting them to a service to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

Printed facsimile of handwritten letter sent by Hogg to Institute members. Letter addressed from 'Polytechnic' to 'Dear Sir', inviting the recipient to a Royal Jubilee Service to be held on Sunday 20 June 1897. The letter discusses the monarchy, republicanism, the Colonies, and the effect of the Poly's growing numbers on its spiritual life. Also mentions the Sisters Institute.

Printed photograph of 'Boxing at the Regent Street Polytechnic'

Print of a boxing match at Regent Street Polytechnic detached from the book The Queen's Empire: a pictorial and descriptive record, 1897-1899, which was published to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee. Shows a boxing match taking place, with spectators, in the gym in the Regent Street premises. On the reverse is a printed photograph of 'The Race-course, Calcutta'.

Correspondence with Buckingham Palace

Inserted item: letter from Margaret Pennell, Chair, Women's Council and George S Allum, Chair, Men's Council, to the Queen, n.d. expressing loyal greetings from the members of the sports and social clubs of the Polytechnic and that they will be celebrating her jubilee on the 30th July with a supper and concert.

Correspondence with Buckingham Palace

The Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II June 1977
Inserted item: copy of telegram text from the Polytechnic to the Queen sent on 3 June 1977 and the telegram reply from her Private Secretary, Buckingham Palace on 11 June 1977 expressing thanks.

Correspondence with Buckingham Palace

Inserted letter: typed copy letter from Kynaston Studd, President, to His Majesty The King, Buckingham Palace 4th May 1935 re congratulations on Silver Jubilee from the 1100 members and students of the Poly.

Inserted item: telegram from Clive Wigram, Buckingham Palace, 22nd May 1953, thanking Studd for his message of congratulations.

Boy London Sex Pistols Handkerchief

White cotton handkerchief printed with two colour screen print of an oval shaped portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, around which are the words 'GOD SAVE THE QUEEN', 'SHE AIN'T NO HUMAN BEING' in handwritten capital letters and 'Sex pisTOLS'. The design is printed in dark blue and over printed in neon pink with a shadow effect created as the two colours are not registered. The Queen's image has been altered with the addition of a safety pin through her lip.
Country of Design: England


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