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Joseph Nash (1809-78)

Queen Victoria driving out with Louis-Philippe from the Quadrangle, Windsor Castle dated 1844

Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour with gum arabic | 31.0 x 40.6 cm (whole object) | RCIN 920031

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Louis-Philippe made a return visit to Windsor in October 1844. Here Victoria, Albert, the Duchess of Kent and the guest of honour depart the castle for a drive in a charabanc (a present from the King). The Queen made several mentions of the public interest in Louis-Philippe in her journal, and Nash includes onlookers who line the path and perch on the mound of the Round Tower for a good view.