In memory of our beloved Queen , 1901
- In memory of our beloved Queen : born May 24th, 1819, died Jan. 22nd, 1901 : reigned 68 yrs. 216 days.
- Great Britain, 1901.
- Physical Description:
- 1 pin ; 5 x 4 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsGT2280 .P2a FlatAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- 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.
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