"The Marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of a sketch by Helen Allingham (1848-1926) that portrays the marriage ceremony of Prince Alfred (1844-1900), Duke of Edinburgh, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853-1920), Duchess of Edinburgh, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, inside the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia on January 23, 1874 during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. 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!
This piece was illustrated by Allingham, Helen. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Royalty, Wedding, Lovers, Romance