Victoria
England's Queen
1837 - 1897

Woven by Lester & Harris

Reference Number:-  
oli 12  
 

 
Framed silk with image of elderly Queen Victoria, and words of four line poem
the image of this silk was kindly donated by
Jacqueline Gibney, New Zealand.

Words:

 
VICTORIA
ENGLAND'S QUEEN
 
 
 
[image of crown on cushion]
 
 
1837
     
1897
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[image of elderly
Queen Victoria]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LESTER & HARRIS MANFRS
 
S.G. POOLE. DESGR
 
COVENTRY.
 
Her court was pure; her life serene;
God gave her peace; her lands reposed;
A thousand claims to reverence closed
In her as Mother, Wife, and Queen.
   
TENNYSON
 

 

Size of Silk:

cm long by cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:
by Godden:
This silk is not listed by Godden

Other comments:
Signed below the portrait of Victoria:-
"LESTER & HARRIS, MANFRS      COVENTRY      S.C. POOLE. DESGR" (being weaver and designer respectively.)

woven credit to manufacturer and designer of this silk
 
The designer of this silk is S.G. POOLE. It is worth noting that the same designers name appears on the bookmark made by Webster & Butterworth [owb4 on this site], also of Foleshill, Coventry.
 

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