Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel beautiful, meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time. The flag has at some time in its history been torn and subsequently pasted onto board, mounted in an antique wooden frame. The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh arrived in England.Was decorated in their honour, with Union Jacks. And Russian flags, and Maria was given a great welcome by the waiting crowds. Queen Victoria met them at the South-Western Station and recorded their arrival in her journal: I took dear Marie in my arms and kissed her warmly several times. I was quite nervous and trembling, so long had I been in expectation... Dear Marie has a very friendly manner, a pleasant face, beautiful skin and fine bright eyes... She speaks English wonderfully well. Size of Frame: 40.5 x 47.5 cm approx. Size of Flag: 27.5 x 19 cm approx. Photos form part of the description. The item "Antique Imperial Russian Romanov Double Headed Eagle Flag Tsar Alexander III" is in sale since Sunday, November 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Historical Memorabilia\Royalty Collectables". The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in london. This item can be shipped worldwide.