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"Recollections of a Record Reign" dry point etching of a coach passing through Temple Bar, London by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909)

Click to see full size: “Recollections of a Record Reign” dry point etching of Poodle, English Bulldog, Scottish Terrier and Irish Terrier by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909)- “Recollections of a Record Reign” dry point etching of Poodle, English Bulldog, Scottish Terrier and Irish Terrier by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909)
     
Click for larger image: “Recollections of a Record Reign” dry point etching of Poodle, English Bulldog, Scottish Terrier and Irish Terrier by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909) - “Recollections of a Record Reign” dry point etching of Poodle, English Bulldog, Scottish Terrier and Irish Terrier by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909)
 
     
 

"Recollections of a Record Reign" dry point etching of a coach passing through Temple Bar, London by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909)

An artist proof dry point etching titled "Recollections of a Record Reign" by Frank Paton (English, 1856-1909). A coach passing through Temple Bar, London. It had been dismantled very carefully in 1878 and was rebuilt in Paternoster Square in 2004. The central image is surrounded by vignettes representing each year of Victoria's reign until 1896, the year of her Diamond Jubilee. These include: portraits of Prince Albert, Wellington, Disraeli, Dickens, W.C. Grace, Edwin Landseer; and other's of the Queens favourites and buildings including St Paul's Cathedral, the Forth Railway Bridge and the Crystal Palce; and inventions including chlorogorm for surgery, dynamite, telephones and bicycles. Published 1898 by E E Leggatt, London, as part of the series of Christmas Cards publish from 1880 to 1909, then costing half-a-guinea each. An example exists in the collection of the British Museum following Edward Ernest Leggatt's 1919 donation of a full set of the Christmas series to the museum.



 
 

Medium Group: Paintings

Year: 1898

 
 

Breed: Places

Artist: Paton, Frank

 
 

 

 

 
 

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Dimensions: 8 x 10� inches

 
       
   
       
 




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