Print: Le Blond CL 82 – One of Le Blond’s earlier prints and shows the Great Exhibition building of 1851 as it was in Hyde Park with Queen Victoria in her state carriage arriving possibly for the opening ceremony in May 1851. The building soon became known as The Crystal Palace, a name that has been used ever since. On top of the oval print is the figure of Britannia surrounded by views of London, Canada, Africa, Asia, India and the Egyptian pyramids. Signed "Le Blond & Co., Licencees, London."
Date: Size (cm ht x w): 10.2 x 15 plus border
State: Unmounted with small border
Condition: Excellent colours, minor spotting to top right marks and light creasing to border
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