Print: Le Blond - CL 71 – This the first print by Le Blond using Baxter’s process for which they took a licence in 1849.
It shows a wing of Windsor Castle from which Queen Victoria and the Prince Albert are watching six of their children at play on the terrace below. Windsor Castle gardens are seen with a fountain and the distant hills. Under the print is a circle or ellipse round which is engraved "Scene at Windsor Castle and the whole of the Royal Family in," and in the centre of the circle is "1850." On the bottom left of the picture is engraved "Printed in colours by Le Blond & Co. Licencees," and on the right is "24 Budge Row, London," and in the bottom centre is "Drawn by Edward Wells."
There is an engraved crown in black over the print.
Size (cm ht x w): 22 x 12.3 (print) 23.8 x 14.8 (sheet)
State: On full sheet as issued including a crown at the top and title and wording at the bottom. The edge of the cutting lines can be seen on three sides
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