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The British Beehive: 19th century

George Cruikshank

The British Beehive: 19th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

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The British Bee-Hive. Satirical view of society with the Queen at the top and various institutions and trades hierarchically arranged in the hive. Designed in 1840 - the year of Victoria's marriage - but etched only in 1867.

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1840 AD - 1867 AD
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