'St. Edward's Crown with which the Sovereign is crowned', 1953. Artist: Unknown.

'St. Edward's Crown with which the Sovereign is crowned', 1953. Artist: Unknown.

2-664-360 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'St. Edward's Crown with which the Sovereign is crowned', 1953. St Edward's Crown, the official coronation crown of British monarchs and part of the Crown Jewels. It was made for Charles II after Oliver Cromwell had the crown destroyed during the Civil War. Its design is said to be a copy of the crown of Edward the Confessor. The piece (1661) is part of the Royal Collection at the Tower of London. From The Crown Jewels, by Martin Holmes FSA. [Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1953]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580052830
  1. 2-664-360
  1. 2664360

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3076x4180
File Size : 37,669kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
People Related
  1. Martin Holmes: British: Publisher
  2. HMSO: British: Govenment publishers
  3. King Charles II: British: King of Great Britain and Ireland
  4. Edward the Confessor: British: King of England
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Object

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