3110900-738458
Meet the Battenbergs
3110900-738459
Meet the Battenbergs
Meet the Battenbergs
Meet the Battenbergs
Meet the Battenbergs
Meet the Battenbergs

Meet the Battenbergs

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Unframed, quality art print of the famous quartered, marzipan iced, Battenberg cake.

Purportedly named in honour of the marriage of Queen Victoria's granddaughter to Prince Louis of Battenberg - father of Lord Louis Mountbatten - paternal grandfather of Prince Philip. Despite being a German prince by birth, at the outset of WW1 Prince Louis was First Sea Lord of the British Royal Navy. With anti-German sentiment running high he changed his name to Mountbatten and retired from active duty. He sat out the war in the Isle of Wight, no doubt eating slabs of marzipan covered cake with his tea.
The barrel is a 'Rum Tub' from which the daily tot was served on RN ships. The brass decoration would traditionally say "The King/Queen. God Bless Him/Her"
In keeping with the cake theme, the name has been substituted with that of "Mary Berry" the queen of all thinks baked.

Printed using extremely fine, pigment-based archival ink, giving maximum possible vibrancy, clarity, and depth of image.

Printed on 310g heavyweight Giclée Hahnemühle German Etching paper.
This print is available in either 12"x 16" or 18"x 24" sizing.