Sea King's Daughter from over the sea, Alexandra
Owen Jones, 1809-1874, illuminator
28.8 x 21 cm.
Source: Tennyson's A Welcome to Her Royal Highness, the Princess of Wales. From the Poet Laureatte, Page 2
Beckwith, Victorian Bibliomania catalogue no. 28
Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection, Boston Public Library
Royal weddings are a mixture of the secular and the sacred. In the secular realm, the marriage of Victoria's heir, the Prince of Wales, to Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863 formed a political bond between the two nations. [continued below]
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