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 [sic], 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]

[Click on image to enlarge it, and mouse over text below to find links