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Queen Victoria's Royal Barge

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: periodical
Maker: Gleason, Frederick
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1854
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 4 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: British; British royalty; barges
Classification: ship portraits

Newspaper clipping from Gleason's Pictoral Drawing-Room Companion, p. 348 of the May edition, depicting the royal barge of Queen Victoria on the Thames. It accompanied a news snippet about the Queen out on the vessel, "which was eagerly observed by crowds of admiring thousands." A bridge is visible in perspective view, and there are other vessels in the background. Stories and a poem on verso, from another article in the periodical.


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