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"H.R.H. the Princess of Wales distributing the prizes to the Students of the Female School of Art."
This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that depicts H.R.H. Alexandra of Denmark, Princess of Wales, Queen consort of the United Kingdom, Empress of India,(1844-1925), handing out academic awards to students of the Female School of Art during a ceremony that took place inside the theater at the University of London, England during the Victorian era. Pictured behind Alexandra of Denmark is Ms. Louisa Gann, the superintendent of the Queen's Square School.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Light scuffPlease note: There is printing on the verso.
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Keywords specific to this image: Education, Royalty