Bust of Queen Elizabeth l
Bust of Queen Elizabeth l made in British Gypsum Plaster.
As with all Famous Faces there are objects around the base. For this bust we have included The Spanish Armada, musical instruments from court including the lute, harp and drum along with the Globe Theatre, the crown and orb and Sir Walter Raleigh.
The etch around the base reads -
"I HAVE ALREADY JOINED MYSELF IN MARRIAGE TO A HUSBAND, NAMELY THE KINGDOM OF ENGLAND"
Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana, Or Good Queen Bess. Elizabeth was the 5th monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, her reign is celebrated as a golden age for England.
Height - 12.5cm