[Lorie.]Sketched at The Palace December 22nd 1837. E.L.
London Published Nov.r 8.th 1875 by Henry Graves & Co, the Proprietors Publishers to H.M. the Queen &, T.R.H. The Prince & Princess of Wales, 6 Pall Mall_Copyright Registered. [Published by Henry Graves & Co. Printsellers and Publishers to Her Majesty the Queen and T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales, Pall Mall, London. Sold by D. Woodcock & Co., 17, Farringdon Street, London.]
Mixed method engraving, proof before letters on india. Printseller's Association Stamp. Artist Proof Edition, Limited to One Hundred Copies, of which this is No.38. Plate 559 x 432mm. 22 x 17". Uncut, few small spots.
Lorie; a parrot, given to the Princess Victoria by the Hereditary Prince and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which afterwards belonged to the Duchess of Kent. The original picture was sketched at the Palace, December 22nd 1837, and was left to the Queen by the Duchess of Kent; it now hangs at Osborne. From "Her Majesty's Pets being a Collection of Twenty Steel-Place Engravings from Paintings by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. By Special Permission of, and Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen".
Ex Collection of The Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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