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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
after Alfred Edward Chalon, 1780–1860, British
Published by Frances Graham Moon, 1796–1871, British
Title:
Her Majesty Queen Victoria
Date:
1838
Medium:
Mezzotint, etching, and stipple engraving on thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 35 3/4 × 24 3/4 inches (90.8 × 62.9 cm), Plate: 34 3/8 × 22 3/4 inches (87.3 × 57.8 cm), and Image: 30 3/8 × 20 3/4 inches (77.2 × 52.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Painted by Alfd. Edwd. Chalon, R.A. Portrait Painter to Her Majesty. | London, Published June 28, 1838, by F. G. Moon, Printseller by Special Appointment to Her Majesty & Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, 20 Threadneedle Street. | Engraved by Samuel Cousins, A.R.A. | To The British Nation, | This Portrait of | HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA, | The first for which Her Majesty Sat in her Royal Robes of State, after her Accefsion, Painted by her own Command & presented as an | OFFERING OF FILIAL AFFECTION TO HER AUGUST MOTHER, | Is by the express permission of her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, Most respectfully dedicated by their Obliged and devoted Servant, Fras. Grahm. Moon."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Linda G. Mitchell and David M. Doret, Yale BA 1968
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2018.18.27
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:75385
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