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Her Royal Highness Princess Amelia.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1841,1211.25

  • Title (object)

    • Her Royal Highness Princess Amelia.
  • Description

    A monument of Princess Amelia, with two young boys kneeling on a pedestal in front of a tablet bearing her name and dates of birth and death; her portrait above, half length looking to left, a kerchied tied around her head, pearls hanging around her neck; surrounded by rays of light and surmounted by a crown; after Mee. 1811
    Etching and stipple in chine collé

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1811
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 349 millimetres
    • Width: 247 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image on tablet with title and information about the sitter, and below image with artists' names: 'Engraved by J.S. Agar, from a Miniature Painted by Ann Mee. / In the Possession of His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex', dedication to the Duke of Sussex by the publisher over two lines, publication line: 'London, Published Jany 1st 1811, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand.', and and verse in two columns over two lines each: 'This the last Scion [...] An Angel now in Heaven.'.
  • Curator's comments

    Portrait cut out of impression see 1978,U.1698

    Cataloguing supported by the Pilgrim Trust

  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 5 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CI)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1841

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1841,1211.25

A monument of Princess Amelia, with two young boys kneeling on a pedestal in front of a tablet bearing her name and dates of birth and death; her portrait above, half length looking to left, a kerchied tied around her head, pearls hanging around her neck

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Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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