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  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1843 - ca.1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Langley Prints Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Langley Prints Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3B, shelf HIGH, box 3

Physical description

646 designs, mounted on 208 cloth pages and bound, of designs for flags, fichus and kerchiefs, the majority printed with commemorative subjects such as the marriage of Napoleon III and the Empress Eugénie, and Queen Victoria's assumption of the title of Empress of India.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)


ca.1843 - ca.1870 (made)


Langley Prints Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'3559' to '4797'
Numbered[...](several numbers missing).


Height: 91.4 cm Size of volume, Width: 92.7 cm Size of volume

Descriptive line

Designs (646, including several variations of the same designs) for flags, fichus and for kerchiefs, by an unknown maker, most printed with pictorial subjects, some commemorating events such as the marriage of Napoleon III and the Empress Eugénie in 1853, and Queen Victoria's assumption of the title Empress of India in 1876. Produced by Langley Prints Ltd., ca.1843 to ca.1870.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965



Subjects depicted

Kerchiefs; Commemoration; Flags; Fichus; Souvenirs




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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