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JOHN MASEFIELD (1878-1967)

On the Silver Wedding of Their Majesties The King and Queen.


RCIN 1121551

This illuminated poem done in calligraphy on vellum was written by John Masefield in 1935 to celebrate King George V’s 70th birthday. The poem rejoices at the end of war, and voices hopes for a peaceful future. Presented to King George V by John Masefield, 1935

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