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H.R.H. Princess of Wales

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    between 1874 and 1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Lillian Harrison

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 72

Physical description

Caricature portrait by Faustin Betbeder designed using colour lithograph process, from 'The London Sketch Book'. Signed 'F' or 'Faustin', and lettered with name, title of publication and quotations from Shakespeare.

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)


between 1874 and 1875 (made)


Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'F' or 'Faustin.'
Lettered with name, title of publication, and quotations from Shakespeare


Height: 14.6 cm average size of individual pieces in set of 14 caricatures, Width: 6..9 cm average size of individual pieces in set of 14 caricatures

Descriptive line

Caricature portrait of H.R.H. The Princess of Wales by 'Faustin', (pseudonym of Faustin Betbeder) (born 1847), from a set of 14 caricatures, from 'The London Sketch Book', an illustrated newspaper and magazine, 1874 to 1875.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965



Subjects depicted

Princesses; Caricature




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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