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Print: Baxter - CL 292 – In 1924 it was stated that this was “the most elaborate funeral in our history.  The body of the Iron Duke was removed from Chelsea Hospital to the Horse Guards.  It was one hour and a half from the starting of the head of the procession before the Funeral Car was in motion.“

The funeral is seen drawing up to St.  Paul's Cathedral at 12.9 by the clock on November 18th, 1852.  Baxter says it was "Sketched from No. 1 St. Paul's by the Patentee." 

Note, in the centre, the Duke's horse "Copenhagen," with his master's top boots reversed, The print was produced from a plate and eight blocks, and was originally sold at 1s. 6d. 


Date: 1852


Size (cm ht x w): 15.5 x 10.9


State: On Stamped Mount lighted hinged to over mount


Condition: Excellent colour, minor age spots, please see images

Funeral of the late Duke of Wellington (SM)

SKU: 1730

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