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Wilkins, John Sebastian, 1809–1885
A trip to Balmoral in the autumn of 1860, with incidents and anecdotes : a lecture delivered at Westbury and Trowbridge Wilts : illuminated by M. Wilkins, Trowbridge.
Physical Description:
1 volume (42 leaves) ; 29 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA877.B35 W5 1868+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Archives & Manuscripts
"This unpretending lecture written exactly as delivered is humbly presented to Her Most Gracious Majesty ... John S. Wilkins, R.A., Incumbent of Heywood, Westbury, Wilts., June 20th, 1868."--Leaf 2.
Manuscript account by John Sebastian Wilkins, Vicar of Heywood, describing a six-week trip to Scotland and a visit to Balmoral. Much of the text touches upon religious topics, in some places pointing out differences in Scottish and English traditions. The latter half of the text focuses on Balmoral and activities of Queen Victoria.
Text is neatly copied on rectos only. On every leaf, text is framed by a unique illuminated border design.
Subject Terms:
Balmoral Castle (Scotland)
Scotland -- Description and travel.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.
Wilkins, John Sebastian, 1809-1885.

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