Her Most Excellent Majesty Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, &c.&c.324.
Mezzotint, with large margins. Plate 355 x 254mm. 14 x 10". Crease through upper image area.
Portrait, whole-length directed to right, looking ahead of her, right hand at her side, left hand on her crown which rests on a cushion next to crossed sceptres on a table to right, wearing coronation robes, with frills of lace at the elbows and neck, a rope of pearls around her waist, ermine lined cloak, which is spread over her throne behind her, hair dressed up with pearls. Crown decorated with fleurs-de-lis. Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz (1744-1818) was the Queen consort of the United Kingdom as the wife of King George III. She was also the electress consort of Hanover in the Holy Roman Empire until her husband was made King of Hanover.
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