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Emily Nuttall Thorne 'Clontarf', an account of the attempted assassination of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Clontarf on 12 March 1868

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MLMSS 6100

Record identifier

nmQB30Pn

Emily Nuttall Thorne 'Clontarf', an account of the attempted assassination of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Clontarf on 12 March 1868

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Emily Nuttall Thorne 'Clontarf', an account of the attempted assassination of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Clontarf on 12 March 1868

Full title

Emily Nuttall Thorne 'Clontarf', an account of the attempted assassination of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Clontarf on 12 March 1868

Date

1867-1868

Call Numbers

MLMSS 6100

Record Identifier

nmQB30Pn
Physical Description

Contents

0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder), with drawings - manuscript

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Level of description

Fonds

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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A notebook which contains an eye-witness account of the picnic and the attempted assassination, pencil sketches of the picnic crowd and marquees, and newscuttings and poems about the Prince and Queen Victoria. The notebook also includes brief notes on sermons attended by Emily in November and December 1867.

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Full title

Emily Nuttall Thorne 'Clontarf', an account of the attempted assassination of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Clontarf on 12 March 1868

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Microfilm copy available at CY 3560, frames 1-33.
See other related Duke of Edinburgh material (1868 onwards) included on the same microfilm reel (CY 3560): Al 37/1-8; MLDOC 666; MLDOC 524.

Digital order no:Album ID : 823501

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from New Century Antiquarian Books in 1996

Administrative / Biographical history

Emily Thorne (1851-1903) was the sixth child of Sydney businessman George Thorne, who built 'Claremont' at Rose Bay (later the Sacred Heart Convent), and his wife Elizabeth. On 12 March 1868 Emily and her family attended a picnic at Clontarf at which Henry James O'Farrell, an Irishman with Fenian sympathies, shot and wounded Prince Alfred, Duke of...

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Call Numbers

MLMSS 6100

Record Identifier

nmQB30Pn

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Reference code

113163

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