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Woven on silk:-
Printed at bottom of card-mount:-
17.8cm deep by 12.7cm wide
The Queen is pictured with crown and coronation dress. The pair with STG18.
This rare, late Stevens half-length silk portrait was first listed on label 32 +32, of 1910.
Examples are normally mounted on type G card-mounts, with the late credit 'Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens (Coventry) Ltd.'
This subject has an especial interest to me - for I am, perhaps, the only person whom Queen Mary was not permitted to see. As many readers will know, the Queen was a great collector. On one occasion, in 1929, Her Majesty visited my father's shop in Worthing. Being told of the recent arrival of a new member of the family, she asked to see the baby. Apparently, she was told that I was asleep and could not possibly be disturbed - even by the Queen of England! I was thus deprived of a royal audience.