Details
IMAGE number
NAM5923681
Title
Princess Alexandra’s gift box sent to an unknown soldier of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, 1900 (brass)
Artist
English School, (20th century) / English
Location
National Army Museum, London
Medium
brass
Date
1900 (C20th)
Description
Princess Alexandra’s gift box sent to an unknown soldier of the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Manufactured by Pascall, London, 1900. In 1899 Queen Victoria decided to send a gift of a tin box of chocolate to each soldier serving in South Africa. By the end of 1900, 123,000 tins had been delivered. Gifts of a similar nature were also sent by other members of the Royal Family such as the Princess of Wales, Princess Alexandra, who provided tins of confectionary.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
morale / food / royalty / portrait / photography
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