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Albert Smith’s entertainment at the Egyptian Hall recalled

This print from a newspaper hand dated 5 May 1873 shows the Blue Grotto at Capri, recently visited by the Duke of Edinburgh and his fiancee. The accompanying newspaper cutting recalls how Albert Smith described the grotto in his entertainment. The date and source of the item including a print of bearded Albert Smith are unknown. This is one of the items contained in a wooden box of 19th century ephemera, mainly relating to the Egyptian Hall. To view all the items from the box, click on View Details and then the Key Phrase ‘Wooden box items’.

Item Details

Size Print of grotto 185 x 155mm.
Date 5 May 1873
Key Phrases ,
Ref no N2007 Ep.EH60