A Fairy Oak or the Power of Britain.From a Sketch taken near Windsor Castle. In this Print may be discovered correct likenesses of the following Eminent Persons. 1. Lord Morpeth. 2. Lord Melbourne. 3. Marquis of Normandy. 4. Duke of Wellington. 5. Lord John Russell. 6. Daniel O'Connell. 7. Prince Albert. 8. Lord Brougham. 9. Queen Victoria. 10. Sir Robert Peel. 11. The Speaker of the House of Commons. 12. Earl Fitzwilliam. 13. The Dowager Queen Adelaide.
Lithograph, puzzle print. 273 x 324mm. 10¾ x 12¾". Margins trimmed. Some rubbing to the text.
The branches of a gnarled old oak tree in the foreground conceal the outline bust profiles of statesmen and royals. The figures represented (listed below title) include Albert and Victoria, Lord Melbourne, the Duke of Wellington, Sir Robert Peel, and Daniel O'Connell. An interesting and fun piece of popular printing.
From: Charborough House, residence to the Erle-Drax family.
[Ref: 19748] £140.00