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"The Festivities in Russia - The Royal Party Skating on the English Quay, St. Petersburg"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that depicts a royal party of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900), Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853-1920), Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942), Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910), Alexandra of Denmark, Princess of Wales (1844-1925), and Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark (1843-1912) ice skating on the frozen waters of the Neva River near the English Quay 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. Small tear - bottom margin. 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!
Keywords specific to this image: Winter