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Queen Victoria

1 of 2 portraits by George Housman Thomas

Queen Victoria, by George Housman Thomas, circa 1863 -NPG 2954 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Queen Victoria

by George Housman Thomas
circa 1863
12 3/8 in. x 7 7/8 in. (314 mm x 200 mm)
NPG 2954

This portraitback to top

This is a study for Thomas' painting of 'The Marriage of the Prince of Wales, 1863' in the Royal Collection.

Physical descriptionback to top

Dressed in a white veil, black dress, with white cuffs, the blue sash and star of the order of the Garter, and the badge of the order of Victoria and Albert; holding a white prayer book. Blue curtain in front of the box with gilt fringe and border. Rest of box brown.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from A. Yakovleff; 1938.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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