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Cameo portrait George Prince Regent. 1816.: CM.9-1980

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Cameo portrait George Prince Regent. 1816.


Ruler: George IV (1820-30)
Engraver: Pistrucci, Benedetto




This Cameo portrait in brown and white onyx of George, Prince Regent, is the model for the effigy on a proposed medal to celebrate the purchase by the government of the Elgin Marbles.


History note: Under Review

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Method of acquisition: Given (1980-10-13) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1816

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Object composed of onyx Diameter (min) 35 mm Diameter 39 mm Weight 15.61 g

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Accession number: CM.9-1980
Primary reference Number: 228065
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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