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Queen Victoria visiting soldiers wounded in the Crimean war. Mezzotint by T.O. Barlow, 1859, after Jerry Barrett.

  • Barrett,, Jerry, 1824-1906.
Date
15 March 1859
Reference
42607i
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Description

The visit took place in March 1855 at the Brompton Hospital, Chatham, where Barrett made sketches of the scene. Queen Victoria was accompanied by the Prince Consort and their two eldest sons, the Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred (later Duke of Edinburgh)

Publication/Creation

Manchester : Thomas Agnew & Sons, Publishes and printsellers to the Queen and Prince Consort, 15 March 1859.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint, with etching ; image 55.5 x 87 cm

Lettering

The first visit of Queen Victoria to her wounded soldiers on their return from the Crimea. Painted by Jerry Barrett ; Engraved by T.O. Barlow.

Notes

42607i.1-.5 are duplicates.

References note

R. Ormond, National Portrait Gallery: early Victorian portraits, London 1973, vol. 1, p. 487 (no example of this mezzotint traced)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 42607i

Reproduction note

After an oil painting by Barrett in the same direction, acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, London, in 1993

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Languages

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