'The Latest in Russia Bonds', 1874. Artist: Joseph Swain

'The Latest in Russia Bonds', 1874.  Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-716 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'The Latest in Russia Bonds', 1874. Mr Punch, trailing a garland of roses, stands atop a pedestal labelled Hymen. In the foreground, Cupid wears the skin of the Russian Bear as Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia married Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. The marriage took place at the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg in a ceremony jointly conducted by Greek ecclesiastics and Dean Stanley of the Anglican Church. From Punch, or the London Charivari, January 24, 1874.

Image Details

People Information

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

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

Category Hierarchy

People Royalty

Religion & Belief Mythology

Artistic Representations Allegories

Artistic Representations Satires

Artistic Representations Caricatures

People Other

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3677x5109
File Size : 55,037kb


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