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George Housman Thomas (1824-68)

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert inspecting wounded Grenadier Guardsmen at Buckingham Palace 20 Feb 1855

RCIN 916782

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Thomas was a military artist for the Illustrated London News. In this scene, the Queen and members of her family meet thirty-two wounded guardsmen returned from the Crimea. The watercolour shows the colourful appearance of the Grand Hall which had recently been redecorated.

Commissioned by Queen Victoria

No. 114