About this Piece
A specially commissioned oil painting, interpreting The Landing of HRH The Princess Alexandra at Gravesend, 7th March 1863 by Henry Nelson O'Neil.
The painting depicts the arrival in England of Princess Alexandra of Denmark for her marriage to the then Prince of Wales, later Edward VII. The scene includes over fifty figures and shows the Prince leading his fiancee along the Terrace Pier at Gravesend, after her disembarkation from the royal yacht Victoria and Albert.
The Prince and Princess are accompanied by her parents, the future King and Queen of Denmark and other members of the Danish royal family, officials and dignitaries. Maids is striking red capes gather on each side of the pier with baskets filled with spring flowers, to scatter at the feet of the Princess.
Stretched and mounted in a hand made swept frame with corner floral decoration, in metal leaf finish.
Overall size including frame Width: 54 inches | Depth: 2 inches | Height: 35¼ inches
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