LOHENGRIN
The TALE of the SWAN KNIGHT
a Scene from an Opera by Richard Wagner

HEIGHT = 10 3/4 inches

overall - Frame WIDTH = 12 1/2 inches

overall -Frame HEIGHT = 5 3/4 inches

picture insert WIDTH = 7 3/4 inches

picture insert VALUE = $200 - $300


MARKING :
BRADLEY & HUBBARD
MFG. CO.
757


NOTE 1
The insert pictures the same scene as seen in B & H's 1816 one piece casting


NOTE 2: -- What is pictured in the scene:
A king, a maiden and a swan are in front of a castle with a group of peasants behind them.
There is a woman in a doorway under a tree in the background.
The king is King Henry. He is there to decide if Elsa, the woman in white, killed her brother.
They are waiting for the knight she dreamed of to defend her. Finally he comes to her rescue.
His boat is being drawn by a white swan. He defends her and they marry.


NOTE 3:
Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was a famous German Composer.
Wagner was primarily known for his operas.


NOTE 4
This is a 2 piece assembly
Both the Picture and the Frame are Cast Iron

NOTE 5
Bradley & Hubbard aslo made other Items related to Richard Wagner :
  1. A Cast Iron Profile of the Head of Robert Wagner, the Composer.
  2. A Bronze Bust of Wagner.