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Fashion plate - Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia: The late Queen of Prussia
  • Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia: The late Queen of Prussia
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Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia: The late Queen of Prussia

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    April 1834 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving and aquatint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Capt. H. P. Chichester-Clark

  • Museum number:

    E.1704-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 79

Physical description

Portrait of Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia, depicted half-length, full face, wearing a pearl necklace and a diadem.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

April 1834 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving and aquatint

Marks and inscriptions

'Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia; The late Queen of Prussia. From a Picture in the Possession of the King of Prussia.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm cut to, Width: 15.9 cm cut to

Object history note

This print is the frontispiece to Number 121, Volume II of The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons…, published in London, April 1834.

Historical context note

Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia (1776-1810) was the wife of Frederick William III of Prussia.

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Louisa Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia (1776-1810) wearing a pearl necklace. Stipple engraving and aquatint, published London, 1834.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Stipple engraving; Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Pearls; Diadem; Necklace

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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