Artwork : ArchiveNo00074

Queen Victoria’s Foot-stool 1890




Contributor Name Portsmouth Cathedral
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Location Old Portsmouth
Collection Date 20.02.08 11.18am
Artefact Name Queen Victoria’s Foot-stool
Artefact Description The foot-stool is square with velvet cover and braided edge. Four rope handles on each side, wooden base with four feet. Deep blue dye now fading to green.
Poor condition – threads very loose.
44 x 44cm.
Artefact Date 1890
Artefact Stored South-west Tower
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Queen_Victoria_Foot_Stool.jpg
Sample Taken Threads from edge, small piece of stuffing, threads from velvet covering
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History of Artefact Used by Queen Victoria at the Divine Service on board the Victoria and Albert (Royal Yacht). Presented to St Thomas’s church (now the Cathedral) 8th November 1904.
Historian John Friars
Previous Owners Victoria and Albert Royal Yacht
Special Memories It has always been in the attic of Cathedral house.
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