Handbook of Embroidery

1880, by L. Higgin, edited by Lady Marian Alford






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Royal School of Art-Needlework

From the book, Handbook of Embroidery, 1880


Incorporated under “The Companies’ Acts, 1862 and 1867,” by licence of
the Board of Trade, granted under 30 and 31 Vic., c. 131, sec. 23.

Share Capital, £10,000, in 1000 Shares of £10 each. Debenture
Capital, £10,000, to be issued in Debentures of £50 each.


Her Majesty the Queen.
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.
H.R.H. The Princess of Wales.


H.R.H. The Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein.
Princess of Great Britain and Ireland.


The Lady Marian Alford.(Alford, Marianne Margaret Compton Cust, Viscountess, 1817-1888) *

Managing Committee.

The Countess Spencer.
The Countess Cowper.
The Countess Brownlow.
The Viscountess Downe.
The Lady Sarah Spencer.
The Hon. Lady Welby Gregory.
The Hon. Mrs. Percy Wyndham.
Mrs. Edward Baring.
(With power to add to their number.)

Honorary Members of the Managing Committee.

The Lady Charlotte Schreiber.
The Hon. Lady Hamilton-Gordon.
The Lady Fitzhardinge.
The Hon. Mrs. Stuart Wortley.

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Finance Committee.

The Duke Of Westminster, K.G.
The Earl Brownlow.
The Lord Sudeley.
Sir Coutts Lindsay, Bart.
The Right Hon. Sir William Henry Gregory, K.C.M.G.
Michael Biddulph, Esq., M.P.
Edmund Oldfield, Esq.


London and County Bank, Albert Gate Branch.


Messrs. Trinders & Curtis-Hayward, 4, Bishopsgate Street
Within, E.C.