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The Lily Font 1840

RCIN 31741

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Commissioned for the christening of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s first child, Victoria, Princess Royal, in the Throne Room of Buckingham Palace, on 10 February 1841, the font is made in the form of a waterlily, symbolic of purity and new life. It has been used at every subsequent royal christening.

Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1840

No. 184