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Title:
In memory of our beloved Queen : born May 24th, 1819, died Jan. 22nd, 1901 : reigned 68 yrs. 216 days.
Published/Created:
Great Britain, 1901.
Physical Description:
1 pin ; 5 x 4 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT2280 .P2a Flat
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The pin is in the form of small flag, with black pinhead and black tassel at top. The body of the pin is a printed textile (silk?) over stiff paper. On one side is a circular image of Queen Victoria, against a white background with mourning border. The image may be derived from a photographic portrait of the Queen by Alexander Bassano (1882). The verso bears printed text within a mourning border: "In memory of our beloved Queen. Born May 24th, 1819, died Jan. 22nd, 1901. Reigned 68 yrs. 216 days."
BAC: British Art Center copy housed with a second pin (photographic) mourning the death of Queen Victoria (GT2280 .P2b Flat)
Subject Terms:
Mourning customs -- Great Britain.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Death and burial.
Form/Genre:
Brooches.
Pins (jewelry)
Memorials (Commemorative)
Contributors:
Bassano, Alexander, 1829-1913, photographer.
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