H.R.H. The Duke of Kent and Strathearn, K.G. &c.&c.&c. [&] H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent &c.&c.&c.
[London, Published Decr. 1819, by Mr. Dawe, 22, Newman Street.]
A pair of stipple engravings. 393 x 310mm (15½ x 12¼") [&] 393 x 330mm (15½ x 13"). Trimmed.
Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820), fourth son of King George III and father of Queen Victoria. He was appointed a General and Commander-in-Chief of British forces in North America. In 1802 he was appointed Governor of Gibraltar and nominally retained that post until his death. With portrait of Princess Maria Luise Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Princess of Leiningen, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861). Following the sudden death of her husband, she was allowed a suite of rooms in the dilapidated Kensington Palace, along with several other impoverished nobles.
Provenance: Elizabeth Anne Hippisley of Ston Easton.
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