Passport, George S Whitmore and Antonio Capani

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Passport of George S Whitmore and Antonio Capani while travelling in the Balkans and Turkey during the Crimean War.

Includes a Police and Viennese stamp, dated 9 December 1855; a passport stamp from Constantinople, dated 13 December 1855; instructions in French on where Major Whitmore is travelling with a stamp from Varna, Bulgaria, dated 28 January 1856; a passport stamp allowing entry into Turkey from Bucharest, Romania, dated 13 March 1856; and unreadable stamps and unknown language from 1856.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten black ink and coloured ink on paper. Red wax on paper. Linen on paper. Cardboard case.
Height x Width: 130 x 266mm
Depth: 7mm
Subject period
Subject date
09 Dec 1855
13 Dec 1855
28 Jan 1856
13 Mar 1856
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Wanklyn
Other number(s)
m50/2, 78624

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