A Deputy Lieutenant of an Irish County’s Uniform A post-1902 uniform comprising bicorne hat, by Wharton & Son, Dublin, with silver shamrock-embroidered black velvet loop, secured by regulation crown and wreath button, and gold bullion tassels, in rusted tin, with white-over-red feather plume, in separate plume tube; double-breasted scarlet coatee, with crown and wreath buttons, silver shamrock embroidery to collar and gauntlet cuffs, and embroidered shamrock skirt-ornaments; epaulettes with gold/silver embroidered shamrocks in crescents, in their velvet-lined tin with a top plate engraved ’D.H. Doyne Esq. D.L.’; one pair of trousers of very fine blue cloth with silver shamrock lace stripes, fitted with foot-straps; a silver shamrock-laced red leather waistbelt and sword-frog, the rectangular clasp mounted with a white metal shamrock; E.VII.R. Court Sword, in scabbard, with black leather holder; dark red cords with tassels; a pair of white leather gloves; and a pair of patent leather Wellingtons, all housed, with the exception of the hat, in a black metal trunk with a top plate engraved ’D.H. Doyne Esqre. D.L.’, generally very fine, with all linings intact, with the following related items: - The recipient’s miniature Coronation 1902 Medal, silver - Invitation to the Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra at Westminster Abbey, 26.6.1902, named to Mr. D.H. Doyne, together with accompanying carriage pass to Dean’s Yard and Cloisters, and Regulations to be observed on the Day of the Coronation, all in envelope addressed to ’D.H. Doyne Esq, High Sheriff of County Carlow, Wells, Gorey, Co. Wexford (lot)
Dermot Henry Doyne, Esq., D.L. (1871-1942), served as High Sheriff of County Carlow in Coronation Year 1902, and subsequently as a Deputy Lieutenant of the County.
The Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra was originally scheduled for the 26th June 1902, but was postponed at very short notice owing to the King becoming ill, and subsequently took place on the 9th August 1902.