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Memorial to Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796-1817)

Relief
1817 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This wax medallion mounted in wood is made in England in 1817 as memorial to the Princess Charlotte Augusta (b. 1796; d. 1817). On the back is printed a description of the funeral cortège.
Charlotte Augusta was the only child of the Prince of Wales, later George IV, and Caroline of Brunswick. Charlotte married Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, the future king of the Belgians, in 1816 and died in childbirth the following year.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Wax
Brief Description
Relief, wax, memorial to Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, English, 1817
Physical Description
Wax medallion mounted in wood. On the back is printed a description of the funeral cortège.
Credit line
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh
Object history
Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A., 1951.
Subject depicted
Summary
This wax medallion mounted in wood is made in England in 1817 as memorial to the Princess Charlotte Augusta (b. 1796; d. 1817). On the back is printed a description of the funeral cortège.

Charlotte Augusta was the only child of the Prince of Wales, later George IV, and Caroline of Brunswick. Charlotte married Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, the future king of the Belgians, in 1816 and died in childbirth the following year.
Collection
Accession Number
A.35-1951

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record createdMarch 15, 2004
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