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Ludwig Grüner (1801-82)

Jewel-cabinet 1851

RCIN 1562

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Designed in the form of a large reliquary, this cabinet was Elkington’s most important exhibit at the Crystal Palace. As a proud dynastic statement, it incorporates the Queen’s favourite image of the Prince, the Royal and Saxe-Coburg arms, and portraits of their six children born before 1851.