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Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

THE QUEEN. RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CORONATION dated 1838

26.5 x 24.8 x 1.8 cm (book measurement (conservation)) | RCIN 980021

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An album containing 11 drawings by Queen Victoria of her Coronation. The album also contains the queen's own design for her bridesmaids' dresses and two watercolours by a Mrs. J. Talbot. Queen Victoria’s Coronation took place on 28 June 1838 at Westminster Abbey. After the event, the Queen made several drawings ‘recollecting’ the Coronation, under the guidance of her teacher Sir George Hayter.

The album is half-bound with marbled binding and dark green leather spine and corners. A gilt title inscribed THE QUEEN RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CORONATION. on a dark green leather square attached to the front of the volume.