GB 1880 SG147 Pl.16 Cover Hand illustrated.
Stock Code: P10112776
1880 Hand Illustrated. Very attractive pen and ink hand illustrated political envelope Sent to Cape Town, South Africa via SS Warwick Castle. Depicting a Turkish officer lampooning the Disraeli government for its indifference to the Ottoman Empire's violent repression of the Bulgarian April uprising which would become a major factor in Gladstone returning to office. Bearing a 6d Grey Pl.16 tied by a Beckenham "D13" duplex for MY.13.1880. and a Cape Town arrival cds for JU.4.1880. A very attractive political envelope. Ex Sutherland family correspondence.
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