Lot 393: (PANORAMA - QUEEN VICTORIA.) Fores'' Correct Representation of the State Procession on the Occasion of the August Ceremony
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (PANORAMA - QUEEN VICTORIA.) Fores'' Correct Representation of the State Procession on the Occasion of the August Ceremony of Her Majesty''s Coronation, June 28th, 1838, Sixty Feet Long. Hand-colored aquatint in 33 sections joined and folding to form a continuous panoramic strip. Title, imprint and advertisements on pastedowns. Oblong 8vo, 4x690 inches when extended, original pink cloth wallet, gilt lettered on upper cover with decoration of crowns and interweaving "VR" monogram, brass clasp, rebacked preserving original cloth, faded with some soiling; several folds repaired on verso, some surface soiling, colors very fresh. London, 1838
Notes: An extraordinary souvenir leporello of Queen Victoria''s Coronation Procession towards Westminster Abbey on June 28th, 1838. Hundreds of figures afoot, on horse and by ornamented carriage participate in the pomp and splendor of the occasion. Abbey, Life 539.