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an early cloth map to mark the anniversary of Queen Victoria

Opening price: $250

Commission: 22%

Sold: $1,300
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09.14.2022 07:00pm

JUBILEE OF QUEEN VICTORIA 1887 - Large and impressive cloth map. England, late 19th century.

In the center inside a large medallion the figure of the Queen, at the top face Portrait of Queen Victoria at the age of 10, in the upper and lower part scenes from the period of her early reign. To the right and left are portraits of 19 princes, princesses, and prime ministers of the kingdom, including below right British Jewish Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli.

Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom [1819-1901] Granddaughter of King George III, and last British control of the House of Hanover. Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom from 20 June 1837 until her death, for 63 years and seven months, more than any British king who preceded her. She was also the first Empress of India, beginning on May 1, 1876. Her reign is named after her, "the Victorian period". It was the heyday of the Industrial Revolution, in which the United Kingdom underwent many developments in the fields of society, economy and technology. During her reign the British Empire grew greatly, and was considered the most powerful empire in the world. Victoria is considered one of the most powerful women in human history in general.

60x60 cm. Few stains. Folding marks. Good condition.

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156. an early cloth map to mark the anniversary of Queen Victoria