The Old, Old Tune, 1873. Artist: Joseph Swain

The Old, Old Tune, 1873. Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-702 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

The Old, Old Tune, 1873. Prince Alfred serenades his bride to be. Her Russian ancestry is illustrated in the two bears on the crest beneath her windowsill. In July 1873, Queen Victoria gave her consent to the marriage proposed between her second son, Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, and the Grand Duchess Maria, only daughter of the Emperor of Russia. From Punch, or the London Charivari, July 26, 1873.

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People Information

  1. Joseph Swain, attributed to: British: Engraver
  1. John Tenniel: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
  1. Prince Alfred: British: Prince
  2. Maria Alexandrovna: Russian: Grand Duchess

  1. Engraving

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3683x5109
File Size : 55,127kb


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