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The Coronation of George V

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Scene depicting the coronation of George V in Westminster Abbey. Procession of figures in ermine-trimmed ceremonial dress in foreground, seated female figure to right wearing a crown. Scene framed by two tall stone pillars to extreme left and right, with congregation seated in two tiers in the background.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Coronation of George V




oil on canvas


H 92.5 x W 73.1 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the artist, 1936

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name, date : J.E.Blanche / 11


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