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The Rath or Burmese Imperial State Carriage and Throne: 8 page booklet dated 1827

This carriage was on display at the Egyptian Hall probably 1825 and/or 1826. This booklet, dated 1827, says on the cover that the carriage is now exhibiting at No. 26, Brydges Street, Covent Garden. Many fascinating details are given in the book which unfortunately has no illustrations, but it is possible to find engravings of the incredibly ornate carriage on the web. 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 8 page booklet with a pink cover. Size 135 x 215mm.
Date Dated 1827, sixth edition.
Key Phrases , ,
Ref no N1982 Ep.EH37