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PRINCESS CARABOO OF JAVASU

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by Ruth Spalding
The account of a little known but successful imposture at the beginning of the last century; when Mary Willcocks , a cobbler's daughter from Witheridge in Devon, succeeded In passing herself off as a princess from an Island in the East Indies and even sat for her portrait in this role to Edward Bird , painter to Princess Charlotte.
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Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Spalding
Unknown: Mary Willcocks
Unknown: Edward Bird

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PRINCESS CARABOO OF JAVASU

BBC Radio 3, 2 April 1968 22.05






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