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  • Artist/Maker:

    Hurdis, James Henry, born 1800 - died 1857 (Artist)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Andrew Pearson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 119, box A


Hurdis, James Henry, born 1800 - died 1857 (Artist)

Marks and inscriptions

I H Hurdis. In et fecit, Newick.
etched to the bottom right of the image

This Print is respectfully dedicated to the inhabitants of Lewis and its Vicinity who envinced their Loyalty and benevolence by giving a dinner to 3900 Poor Persons of the Parishes of St. Ann's, St. John's, St. Michael's, All Saint's, South Malling and Southover. to commemorate the Corontation of her most gracious Majesty. VICTORIA.1. The priory grounds were chosen as the most appropriate spot for the occasion. 612 Gentlemen officiated as Carvers and Attendants.

Publishd by R.W. Lower High St. Lewes
etched centre bottom

To commemorate the Coronation of her Majesty Victoria June 2..AD 1838
on scrolling either side of a royal coat of arms in the centre of the top half of the image

Given in LEWES. the Priory Grounds SUSSEX. Southover 1838.
on scrolling under a Royal coat of arms in the centre of the top half of the image


Height: 11.75 in, Width: 21 in

Descriptive line

Etching by James Henry Hurdis. A view of a dinner to the poor of the district given in the Priory Grounds by the inhabitants of Lewes. Produced to commemorate the coronation of Queen Victoria.



Subjects depicted

Eating; Charity; Poor




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