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Aldershot dated 16 July 1856

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A watercolour showing a view of military manoeuvres at Aldershot Camp. A horse-drawn gun carriage is shown in the foreground, with soldiers in red uniforms shown marching behind to the right. A building is shown in the background, possibly the Royal Pavilion. Inscribed lower left: July. 16. 1856. Aldershot

On 16 July 1856 Queen Victoria and her family visited the military camp at Aldershot to watch military manoeuvres. In her journal entry of that day, the Queen describes how she "felt so proud of my troops" while watching them march past.

Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil, watercolour, pen and ink', 'pencil, watercolour, pen and ink'

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Aldershot Garrison, Hampshire, England