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It was not until July 1885 that another special issue was produced. . It was an extra double number to celebrate the Marriage of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg, entitled
The Marriage of Princess Beatrice

(Appendix List No. 13) The marriage took place at Whippingham Church, near Osborne House, Isle of Wight on July 23rd. This issue contains portraits of the bride, bridegroom and bridesmaids, views of Osborne, Whippingham and Heiligenberg, near Darmstadt (the home of the bridegroom) as well as illustrations of the bridal dress, jewels and wedding gifts. The letterpress contains full historical and biographical details of the bridal pair. It was a weekly issue (no. 2415, vol. 87, pages 98-120, measuring 30 x 42 cm and priced at sixpence). next page >>

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