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Queen Victoria (1819-1901) in Coronation Robes
Queen Victoria (1819-1901) in Coronation Robes
 
Artist 
Alfred Edward Chalon
Engraver 
Samuel Cousins
Title 
Queen Victoria (1819-1901) in Coronation Robes  
Date  
originally published 28 June 1838
Medium  
Mezzotint
Dimensions  
92.5(H) x 63(W)
Lettering  
below image: [left] PAINTED BY ALF.D EDW.D CHALON, R.A. PORTRAIT PAINTER TO HER MAJESTY. [centre] LONDON, PUBLISHED JUNE 28, 1838, BY F.G. MOON, PRINTSELLER BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY & HER ROYAL HIGHNESS, THE DUCHESS OF KENT, 20, THREADNEEDLE STREET [right] ENGRAVED BY SAMUEL COUSINS, A.R.A. / [centre] To the British Nation / THIS PORTRAIT OF / HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA, / The first for which Her Majesty sat in her Royal Robes of State, after her Accession, Painted by Her own Command & presented as an / OFFERING OF FILIAL AFFECTION TO HER AUGUST MOTHER / Is by express permission of Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent. / Most respectfully dedicated by their Obliged and devoted Servant Fra.s Grah.m Moon. [left of lettering] REPRODUCED BY THE QUEEN'S COMMAND ON THE / OCCASION OF THE 60.TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY T. & R. ANNAN & SONS, GLASGOW.
Published  
originally F.G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, London, 28 June 1838; reproduced 1897
Acquisition  
Purchased from Christie's, 12 February 1980
Number  
14946
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