Item #CL202-18 Koningin Wilhelmina [Netherlands]. Paul Berthon, 1872–1934 French.
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Koningin Wilhelmina [Netherlands]

c1901. Colour lithograph, text including title below image, 21.7 x 18.3cm.

Text includes “Uitgave [published by] J.F. van de Ven – Baarn.” Image depicts Queen Wilhelmina in Friesian Dutch costume with poppies at her shoulder and windmills in background. The standard issue of this image includes the artist’s name in the upper left; this print is most likely a proof before the name was added. Ref: Arwas #61.

Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria (1880–1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. After the German invasion during WWII, she relocated the government to England in 1942 and became the symbol of Dutch resistance to German occupation through her radio broadcasts from London. Ref: Britannica.

Item #CL202-18

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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