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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Victoria, Queen
A CHEMISE AND A PAIR OF BLOOMERS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BELONGED TO QUEEN VICTORIA
i) a pair of fine white cotton bloomers, waist approximately 54 inches, drawstring fastening, monogrammed on the waistband in white thread with initials "VR" below a crown, and with the number "36" just below

ii) a fine white cotton chemise, neckline to hemline approximately 32 inches, short cap-style sleeves, with lace frill at neck and sleeves, monogrammed below the right sleeve in the same manner as above, some spots of discolouration to cotton


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Provenance

[?] given to a lady in waiting in Victoria's household; thence by descent until recent years

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London