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The annual visit of the boys of Christ's Hospital, of the foundation of King Charles II, was made last Saturday to her Majesty at Windsor Castle; the Duke of Cambridge, who accompanied the assembly, presenting to the Queen the chief officials of the institution. The boys individually placed their drawings and charts before the Queen, who selected specimens drawn by W.C. Piers, R. F. Sheen, and W.J.H. Krabbe. Princess Beatrice and the Duke and Duchess of Albany were present. The Duke of Cambridge lunched with the Royal family, the gentlemen and the boys of the school lunching in the dining-room. The Prince of Wales, with Colonel H.P. Ewart, commanding 2nd Life Guards; Colonel the Hon. W. R. Trefusis, commanding 2nd Battalion Scots Guards; and Colonel Arthur Ellis, dined with her Majesty.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2254—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 15, 1882, p.63