Capt The Hon W Curzon
In the library.
OS Grid Ref.: SK 312 402
A themed ivory chess set and ivory table top board, kept within a wooden framed glass top-case. The chess pieces represent two armies, one Indian, one British. The King and Queen of both armies are mounted on Indian Elephants. The Indian King and Queen pieces sit within two elaborate roofed howdahs, whilst the British King and Queen sit in two un-roofed howdahs with the Queen holding a parasol. The Indian bishop piece is an ox and the knight piece is mounted on a camel. The British bishop piece is a lion and the knight piece is mounted on a pony. The pawns are carved as Indian soldiers and British soldiers. All chess pieces are carved in detail.
(None) Caption: THESE IVORY CHESSMEN AND/ CHESS BOARD WERE SENT BY/ SIR WILLIAM RUMBOLD Bt./ FROM CALCUTTA AS A PRESENT/ TO FELICITE LADY SCARSDALE/ IN DECEMBER 1815.
Names on memorial
Waterloo Campaign (1815)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
Measurements: depth c1000mm, height c100mm, width c1000mm
Measurements: depth c1100mm, height c1000mm, width c1100mm
Materials: Wood, Glass
10 February 1972: The hall lies within the Kedleston Conservation Area designated on this date. 25 September 1951: Hall listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1311507. The hall lies within Kedleston Hall Park listed in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. The hall is listed in the Derbyshire Historic Environment Record (formerly the Derbyshire Sites and Monuments Record) HER Number 21901. The hall is listed in the PastScape register based on the National Monuments Record national historic environment database.
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