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Victor Hutley’s diary of the 1925 Royal Tour of Africa and South America. Part 1: Departure

Posted by Rob Finch, on September 23rd, 2018

A Royal Tour was a rare and exceptionally important event in the early twentieth century. In 1925, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) set off to visit Western and Southern Africa as well as South America. The tour appears to have been the idea of the South African politician and diplomat Jan Smuts in... Become A Member

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