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British Sailor's Patriotic Woolwork with a British Soldier and a Royal Navy Sailor with Union Jack and White Ensign,
Circa 1880

The sailor's woolwork of an upright format depicts a British soldier in his red uniform to the left and a sailor in blue at attention to the right with a large shield-shaped plaque in the center with the patriotic motto, "For God, My Queen and Country with two flags crossing behind- one the Union Jack and one the White Ensign.

In the background are two ships depicted with a port side view under sail on a blue green sea.  Above is red trellis-work with green leaves and red berries hanging below.

Museum UV Glass.

Dimensions: 26 1/2 inches high x 25 3/4 inches wide

Reference:
The words “King and Country” appear in William Shakespeare’s play Henry IV and are spoken by the title character. It refers to loyalty and allegiance to the throne of England, later the United Kingdom. As the throne passes from males to females and back again it has changed periodically, and is currently “Queen and country”

Ref: VM98468

Price

£4500.00

Stock number

VM98468

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  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
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