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illustrated.1889 Excerpt: ... SIXTEENTH ANNUAL CONVEESAZIONE. The
Sixteenth Annual Conversazione of the Eoyal Colonial Institute
(founded in 1868, and incorporated by Eoyal Charter in 1882) was
held at the Eoyal Albert Hall and the adjacent Conservatory, on
Tuesday, July 2, 1889, and was attended by a highly representative
concourse of colonists and their friends, numbering about 2,500.
The Hall was decorated with choice plants, flowers, and flags, the
motto of the Institute, "The Queen and United Empire" being
conspicuously displayed in front of the great organ. The string
band of the Eoyal Artillery played a selection of music, and the
London Vocal Union sang glees at intervals in the Eoyal Albert
Hall; and the band of the Eoyal Horse Guards (Blues) played in the
Conservatory, their programme including "Hands All Eound," by the
Poet Laureate (a Fellow of the Institute), and "The Empire Flag,"
by Dr. Mackenzie. Eefreshments were served in the Conservatory
crush-rooms. A series of water-colour paintings of British
Columbian scenery, by Mr. Lucius E. O'Brien, President of the Eoyal
Canadian Academy, were on view in the East Crush-room. The guests
were received in the Arena by the Eight Hon. the Marquis of Lome,
K.T., G.C.M.G., and Sir Henry Barkly, G.C.M.G., K.C.B.,
Vice-Presidents, and the following members of the Council: Sir
Charles Clifford, Bart.; Sir John Coode, K.C.M.G.; Mr. F. H.
Dangar, General Sir H. C. B. Daubeney, G.C.B.; Mr. C. Washington
Eves, Mr. W. Maynard Farmer, Major-General Sir Henry Green,
K.C.S.I., C.B.; Mr. Henry J. Jourdain, C.M.G.; Lieut.-General E. W.
Lowry, C.B.; Mr. Nevile Lubbock, Sir Charles Mills, K.C.M.G., C.B.;
Mr. Jacob Montefiore, Mr. J. E. Mosse, Dr. John Eae, F.E.S.; Sir
Saul Samuel, K.C.M.G., C.B.; Sir Francis Villeneuve Smith, Sir
Charles E. F. Stir...
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|Country of origin:
Royal Commonwealth Society
||246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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