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Death of Princess Charlotte.1817.: CM.300-1989

An image of British Isles

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Object information

Titles

Death of Princess Charlotte.1817.

Maker(s)

George III (1760-1820) (Ruler)
Wyon, Thomas (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: CE 1817

Components of the work

Object: composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 61.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Princess Charlotte with hair in chignon, facing left.

  • Text: HER ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCESS CHARLOTTE AUGUST &c.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Nine lines of inscription within two concentric circles of inscription.

  • Text: BORN JANY VII MDCCXVI MARRIED . TO H.S.H. PRINCE LEOPOLD OF SAXE COBURG MDCCCXVII (around) WHEN THE EAR HEARD HER IT BLESSED HER AND WHEN THE EYE SAW HER, IT GAVE WITNESS TO HER. THE VOICE OF WAILING IS HEARD! AS THE MORNING CLOUD, AS THE EARLY DEW, SHE PASSETH AWAY.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.300-1989
Primary reference Number: 228000
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "British Isles" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/228000 Accessed: 2021-06-21 19:22:20

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