This is an original 1894 black and white halftone print of Maria Fitzherbert (1756-1837) who was the secret wife of George, Prince of Wales, who late became King George IV of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Mrs. Fitzherbert had been widowed twice before and then was pursued by George. They were illegally married in secret without the approval of George's father, the current king.
This 117+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 5.5 inches; 10 x 14 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Mistress, United Kingdom, Great Britain