Lot 1078: Victoria

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Lot 1078: Victoria: (1819-1901) Queen Of The United Kingdom Great Britain & Ireland 1837-1901. An Unusual Original Pencil Drawing By Queen Victoria, Unsigned, One Page, 8Vo, N.P. (Buckingham Palace), N.D. (2Nd May 1846), On A Sheet Of Stationery Bearing An Attractive Red, Gold And Blue Coloured Royal Coat Of Arms. The Queen Has Drawn A Simple Image Of A Lady'S Face, Identifying Three Points With The Numbers 1, 2 And 3. Beneath The Drawing The Queen Has Added Some Notes, In Full, '1+ A Very Little More Closed By The Eye Lid. 2+ The Eye Brow A Very Little More Raised. 3. The Front Of The Nose Less Thick'. With The Integral Leaf Bearing An A.N.S. Joseph Lee, By The Artist Joseph Lee, In Full, 'Buckingham Palace, May 2Nd 1846. Her Majesty This Day Drew & Wrote The Within As Instructions For Me To Alter The Enamel Of The Duchess De Nemours'. Rare In This Form. Some Light Overall Age Wear And A Few Minor, Neat, Professional Repairs To The Verso Of The Folds. G. Joseph Lee (1780-1859) British Artist, A Specialist In Enamel Portraits Who Executed Many Images Of Members Of The British Royal Family From 1818 Onwards. Princess Victoria Of Saxe-Coburg And Gotha (1822-1857) Duchess Of Nemours And A First Cousin Of Queen Victoria International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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