Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in Westminster Abbey. June 22, 1911. 1911. Lithograph. Wuerth 197. 21 x 16 (sheet 25 1/8 x 20). Edition about 30. A fine impression printed on cream wove paper. An extremely scarce and important historical image. Signed in pencil. Housed in an elegant 20 x 24-inch Hogarth-style black wood and gilded frame with gilded corner ornaments. $2,250.
Pennell wrote, "I was admitted to all the rehearsals and to the ceremony. Every line of this lithograph was done in the Abbey, at the time, and it is the only historical record of the event in existence."
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