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IMAGE number
BAL5324
Title
Napoleon III Receiving Queen Victoria at Cherbourg, 5 August 1858, 1859 (oil on canvas)
Artist
Noel, Jules Achille (1815-81) / French
Description
Between 4 and 8 August 1858, the Emperor Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie visited Cherbourg. On their arrival, they inaugurated the railway line linking the town to Paris. The following day, 5 August, they welcomed Queen Victoria and Prince Albert who had been invited to view the opening of the Arsenal's second basin, called the Napoleon III basin.
Location
National Maritime Museum, London, UK
Medium
huile sur toile
Date
1859 (C19th)
Dimensions
164.2×228.5 cms
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • british
  • british royalty
  • crt
  • dgt
  • england
  • english
  • flags
  • french
  • great britain
  • harbour
  • historical
  • painting
  • port
  • queen victoria
  • rigging
  • rowing
  • royal
  • royalty
  • sails
  • ship
  • uk
  • victoria
  • victorian

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