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"The Wedding Ring of England: The Legend of the Ring of Edward the Confessor."
This is an original 1911 color with gold ink photolithograph of a painting by Cyrus Cuneo that portrays St. John the Evangelist giving back the ring that King Edward the Confessor of England had given to him when Saint John was disguised as an elderly beggar, to a pair of English pilgrims lost in Palestine. The sapphire of the ring is now set in the cross above the state crown.
Due to the difficulty of digitally capturing metallic inks, we have provided a second image - please see both images.
This 102+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of chromolithographs and photolithographs, (some with gold ink and gilt), and vintage advertisements from the London Illustrated News during the 1911 coronation of King George V of the United Kingdom and British Dominions and Emperor of India, and his wife, Mary of Teck, Queen consort. These stunning illustrations and paintings by Cyrus Cuneo, Cecil King, Samuel Begg, and others, portray the wealth and splendor of the British Royal Family, the coronation ceremony inside Westminster Abbey, and the majestic Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. In excellent condition, these folio-sized prints are ideal for framing. Due to the difficulty of digitally capturing the luster of the metallic inks, we have provided a second image, so please see both images. To continue browsing this regal collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.
This piece was illustrated by Cuneo, Cyrus. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Reproductive art by Andre and Sleigh, Ltd.
Keywords specific to this image: Religious, Christian