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The First of May, (painting)

Artist:
Winterhalter, H.
Subject:
Wellington, Duke Of
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 8
This much admired picture is the property of Queen Victoria, by whose commission it was painted, and by whom it is contributed to the Exhibition. It represents the Duke of Wellington presenting a casket to his god-son, the young Prince Arthur, on the first anniversary of his birthday. The Crystal Palace in the background commemorates the opening of the Great Exhibition on the same day--May 1st, 1851. [P. 3.]
Picture Catalogue.
Artist address: London.
Topic:
History--England
Portrait male
Ceremony--Other--Birthday
Ceremony--Holiday--May Day
History--Arts & Sciences--Painting
Architecture--Education--Museum
Control number:
AECI 01580008
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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