"The Festivities at St. Petersburg - The Ball at the Nobles' Club"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that depicts the royal ball held in honor of the wedding between Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853-1920) and Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) inside the Nobles' Club at Saint Petersburg, Russia during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of the people, places, and events of Victorian era England and world, including the wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, and scenes from the American "Wild West". To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
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