Manchester from Kersal Moor
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 20223

Manchester from Kersal Moor

1852

William Wyld

Commissioned by Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria had first seen William Wyld's work in 1843 in the collection of her aunt Louise, Queen of the Belgians, choosing some of these watercolours for her own collection, and Queen Louise subsequently ordered more works from Wyld to send to Victoria. More