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The royal Windsor pair : a nations welcome : heaven protect them.

Additional Title(s):

Royal Windsor pear

[England?] : [publisher not identified], [1840?]
Physical Description:
1 print : hand-colored lithograph ; 14 x 11 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 79b
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hilda Lease Jay
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Copyright Status:
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A visual pun. An illustration of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is set below an illustration of a green pear (bearing the title); the flap containing the pear (hinged at top) may be lifted to reveal the royal couple.
The publisher may be Charles Tilt, who issued similar transformations.
Concise encyclopaedia of antiques, p. 209
Gernsheim, H. Victoria R., p. 68
BAC: British Art Center copy cased with eight other items concerning the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.
Subject Terms:
Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Pictorial works.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1840.
Metamorphic pictures.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Tilt, Charles, 1797-1861.

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