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The Queen's State March

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leighton Brothers (lithographers)
    John Shepherd (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Baynton-Williams, London in 1968.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 133, box A

Physical description

Lithographic print in bue and grey on paper. Music title page. The design is composed of three oval-shaped cameo representations of busts of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and the Crystal Palace, surmounted by the royal crown, and with sprays of roses, thistles and shamrocks.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1851 (made)


Leighton Brothers (lithographers)
John Shepherd (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, lithography


Length: 36 cm, Width: 26.5 cm

Descriptive line

Victorian music title page: 'The Queen's State March', composed in honour of the Great Exhibition 1851, lithograph in blue and grey by Leighton Brothers, published by John Shepherd, c.1851

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1968


Printer's ink; Paper




Music; Great Exhibition; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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