General Viscount Hill & others. an original, priced 1919 sale catalogue


The small quarto catalogue of a sale by Messrs. Glendining and Co. Ltd., London of the collection of Brigadier General G. Ll. Palmer, T.D., M.P.. The well illustrated catalogue includes the medals and orders of General Viscount Hill, G.C.B. [who succeeded Wellington as Commander in Chief in 1828 after being one of the Duke’s most successful generals], Qr. Mr. General Niel Campbell [Order of the Dooranee Empire & Ghuznee Medal], Colonel Sir Charles Sutton, 23rd R Welsh Fusiliers [Field Officer’s Gold Cross with three clasps], &c. The book is complete with printed covers but lacks the spine as it has been removed from a large bound volume of catalogues.


Lord Hill’s medals are now in the collection of the late Maharaja Sir Bhupinder Singh of Patiala in a palace in Patiala in the Punjab, India.