A View of the Grand Féte on Parker's Piece, Cambridge, To celebrate the Coronation of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, June 28th, 1838


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Lithograph on Paper, Uncolored


  • Mat: 27.9 × 35.6cm (11 × 14 in.)
  • Unmatted: 19.5 × 28.6cm (7 11/16 × 11 1/4 in.)


c. 1838

Physical Description

  • Uncolored lithograph of an aerial view of the Grand Féte in Cambridge to celebrate the coronation of Queen Victoria on June 28th, 1838. Shows a pavilion in the center with long dining tables radiating out from the center. Caption says 15,000 were seated for dinner at these tables. Spectators surround the area, which the caption says totaled around 17,000 people. A balloon is aloft in the background.
  • 'Drawn on the Spot & Lithd by G. Scharf. Metcalfe & Palmer, Lithog. Cambridge.'



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