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  • Study of Queen Victoria's Train (Study for Portrait of Queen Victoria), ca. 1838
    Thomas Sully (American, born England, 1783–1872)
    Graphite on paper

    7 3/8 x 9 1/16 in. (18.7 x 23 cm)
    Lent by Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1994 (L.1994.29.3 recto)

    Sully made copious notes on his study of the train of the queen's robe, including information about the pages who would carry it in the coronation procession: "Three Pages on each side and / one at the end of the mistress of / the Robes / Dress of Page Scarlet / uniform, white under clothes. cashmere matte white stockings Buckles."

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    Study of Queen Victoria's Train (Study for Portrait of Queen Victoria), ca. 1838
    Thomas Sully (American, born England, 1783–1872)
    Graphite on paper

    7 3/8 x 9 1/16 in. (18.7 x 23 cm)
    Lent by Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1994 (L.1994.29.3 recto)


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