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

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1817 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wax

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    A.35-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Physical description

Wax medallion mounted in wood. On the back is printed a description of the funeral cortège.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1817 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wax

Object history note

Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A., 1951.

Descriptive line

Relief, wax, memorial to Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, English, 1817

Materials

Wax

Categories

Royalty; Death; Sculpture; Portraits

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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