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Keyl reported in a letter that he had learned from Sir Edwin Landseer that 'The Queen was quite delighted with my Lambs brought them herself with her own hands into his bedroom – thought it quite Preraphaelite'.
Signed and dated: F.W. Keyl / 1868.

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Postcard of an Easter egg 24 Apr 1905

Postcard | 13.9 x 8.9 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2955184

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Postcards were one of the biggest crazes of the early twentieth century. The first picture postcard appeared in 1894 and their low cost, huge range of designs and an efficient postal system offering up to four deliveries a day soon made them a national craze.

This Easter card was sent to Prince Edward of Wales, later King Edward VIII, from Paris.