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Queen Victoria, seated in an armchair by an open fire, day-dreaming about illustrious men of her reign. Colour lithograph by Tom Merry, 1887.

  • Merry, Tom, 1852-1902.
Date
June 11th 1887
Reference
570431i
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view Queen Victoria, seated in an armchair by an open fire, day-dreaming about illustrious men of her reign. Colour lithograph by Tom Merry, 1887.

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Top row: Sir Henry Irving (1838-1905), William Charles Macready, J.M.W.Turner (1775-1851), Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896), Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford (1846-1919), Edward White Benson, (1829-1896), Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892). Second row: Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892), Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900), John Russell, Earl Russell (1792-1878), John Bright, (1811-1889), Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850), Henry Brougham, Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868). Third row: Garnet Wolseley, Viscount Wolseley (1833-1913), Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865), Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), Robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903), HenryThomas Cockburn, Lord Cockburn (1779-1854). Foreground: Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), Charles Dickens (1812-1870), and Alfred Tennyson, Baron Tennyson (1809-1892). William Ewart Gladstone is not present

Publication/Creation

[London] : [The Publishing Company], June 11th 1887.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; image 47.8 x 30.5 cm

Lettering

A jubilee reverie. Men who have made my glory. Tom Merry. St. Stephen's Review presentation cartoon, June 11th 1887.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 570431i

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  • English


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