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Edward Oxford

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,1113.2353

  • Title (object)

    • Edward Oxford
  • Description

    Scene on Constitution Hill, near Green Park, showing a man firing a pistol towards an open topped carriage carrying Queen Victoria and her husband, the horses drawing the carriage rearing up, a cloud of smoke from the end of the pistol. 1840
    Lithograph

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1840
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 285 millimetres
    • Width: 400 millimetres (image only)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, followed by "Who Traitorously attempted to assassinate Her Most Gracious Majesty Victoria 1st on the 10th June 1840 on Constitution Hill near the Green Park, but fortunately for the Country at large through th intercedence of Divine Providence, he was frustrated in his base design". Below image to left "Printed by W. Kohler, 22 Denmark St Soho".
  • Bibliography

    • Crace 1878 XII.101 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Crace Collection main series)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Assassination attempt of Queen Victoria
      1840
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1880,1113.2353

Scene on Constitution Hill, near Green Park, showing a man firing a pistol towards an open topped carriage carrying Queen Victoria and her husband, the horses drawing the carriage rearing up, a cloud of smoke from the end of the pistol.  1840  Lithograph

Recto

Scene on Constitution Hill, near Green Park, showing a man firing a pistol towards an open topped carriage carrying Queen Victoria and her husband, the horses drawing the carriage rearing up, a cloud of smoke from the end of the pistol. 1840 Lithograph

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