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- Object: The Ceremony of the Marriage of Princess Royal with the Prince of Orange
A broadside on the marriage of Anne, Princess Royal and William IV, Prince of Orange in March 1734 at the Royal Chapel of St James; with an etching showing the wedding procession in five rows, with William IV in the top row, Princess Anne in the second, Robert Walpole in the third, King Georg II in the fourth, and Queen Caroline in the fifth row, with engraved inscriptions, and with letterpress text on the order of the participants of the procession in four columns, and with one vertical segment of type ornaments. ([London], Dickinson: 1734).
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Height: 303 millimetres (etching, paper creased)
Height: 568 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 464 millimetres (etching)
Width: 464 millimetres (printed area)
- Curator's comments
- The title states that the marriage took place on 14 March 1733 [i.e.1733/34, in modern dating 14.March 1734). The marriage had been been postponed for several months due to an illness of the Prince. After their marriage, the Prince and Princess of Orange sailed from England to Rotterdam. After William's death in 1751, Anne was appointed Regent of the kingdom of Holland.
The Devon Library records a map published by Elizabeth Foster in 1752 (see www.devon.gov.uk/library/locstudy/bookhist/f.html)
For an different edition by Elizabeth Foster, with the same etching but with engraved title and text, see BM Mm.2-149.
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