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JACOMB-HOOD, George Percy (1857-1929). Painter, illustrator, etcher & sculptor.
A page from his diary/sketch-book, 30 x 25mm (ca 12 x 9½ inches), in pencil, dated 2 August no year. Chronicling a boat trip from Brownsea Castle Steps to Ryde Pier, taking in Hurst Castle, Cowes and Stokes Bay and illustrating the arrival of the German Emperor, shown with the Prince of Wales on the Royal Yacht.
Jacomb-Hood was born to a wealthy family and moved in aristocratic circles. This page may well refer to the Kaiser's visit in 1906.
[No: 23936]

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