To The Queen's, Most Gracious Majesty This Work Is by Humble Permission, Dedicated by Her Majesty's Most Dutiful, Most Grateful & Most humble Subject, H.D. Thielcke.Pleasures of Childhood [&] Affection & Pleasure [&] The Father's Return [&] Faith and Charity [&] The Warrior's Tale [&] Resting after Travelling.
Published Octr. the 10, 1810 by H. Thielcke Queens House.
Engraved and etched dedication page to Queen Charlotte and six stipple plates after Princess Elizabeth (1770 - 1840), daughter of George III. Proofs on india laid paper, each 200 x 250, 8 x 9¾".
Groups of allegorical figures, probably fan designs. Possibly the same plates were published as 'Six Engravings by H. Thielcke, after the designs of her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth. With illustrations in verse' by R.. Ackermann in 1813. These are early proof states published by the engraver. All plates inscribed 'Pubd. Oct. 10. 1810. by H. Thielcke Queens House', and 'Proof' lower right. Two plates and dedication on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1810.
See BM: 1891,0713.489. See British Library: 001056116.
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