Memorial to Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796-1817)
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Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh
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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.
Wax medallion mounted in wood. On the back is printed a description of the funeral cortège.
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Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A., 1951.
Relief, wax, memorial to Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, English, 1817
Royalty; Death; Sculpture; Portraits