Georg I. Konig in Engeland.Tom.5. pag.47.
Etching, with large margins, 160 x 110mm. 6¼ x 4¼".
Portrait of King George I (1660 - 1727), in full coronation robes, with crown, orb and sceptre. George became King in 1714 at the death of Queen Anne under the terms of the Act of Settlement which was designed to ensure a Protestant succession. His coronation was followed by the ill-prepared 1715 Jacobite Rising in Scotland. A distinguished soldier and Elector of Hanover from 1698, George I continued to spend much of his time at Hanover after his accession to the British throne. A book illustration.
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