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JOSEPH NASH (1809-78)

Prince Albert’s closing address at the Great Exhibition, 15 October 1851

dated 1852

Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour | 32.2 x 48.2 cm (whole object) | RCIN 919975

This watercolour was mounted by Victoria and Albert in one of their albums. The Queen wrote in her journal after the closing ceremony that ʻto think that this great & bright time, is past, like a dream … seems incredible & melancholyʼ.

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