London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
A GOOD PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA OF H.M.Y. VICTORIA & ALBERT III ARRIVING UNDER ESCORT AT THE GRAND HARBOUR, MALTA
depicted over five sepia-tone plates with assorted battleships and destroyers dressed overall and numerous small craft, the Royal Yacht at anchor and disembarking guests into a line of waiting craft, inscribed lower left Grand Harbour, Malta and signed lower right S.L. Cassar, Photo -- 7½ x 52in. (19 x 132cm.), orginal frame with carved decoration, glazed, overall size -- 14 x 57¾in. (35.5 x 147cm.)
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This panorama probably commemorates the visit of King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria in 1909.
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