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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.
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.
Drawn by....E. [Princess Elizabeth.] H. Thielcke sculpt. [All plates.]
Published Oct.r 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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To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid
To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W.Tomkins.
London, Published as the Act directs Jan 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Oblong quarto, original half calf & marbled boards; stipple and line-engraved dedication and 24 plates. Front board loose, ownership mss. on title, short tear in plate 6, some spotting throughout.
'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 1. Birth.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 1. Birth.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins.
A hairless baby Cupid, relining on a cloud, arm raised. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 11. Weeps for the Loss of His Bow & Arrow.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 11. Weeps for the Loss of His Bow & Arrow.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins.
Having broken his bow, Cupid sits on a stool crying. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 12. His Arms Restored.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 12. His Arms Restored.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"). Printer's creases in margins top.
A pair of doves return Cupid's bow and arrow. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 16. Arrives at the Hill of Difficulty.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 16. Arrives at the Hill of Difficulty.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 190 x 150mm (7½ x 6"), with very wide margins.
Cupid reaches his target, a heart on a high rock. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 17. Turns Away in Dispair.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 17. Turns Away in Dispair.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 190 x 150mm (7½ x 6"), with very wide margins.
Cupid turns away from his target on the Hill of Difficulty, a heart on a high rock. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 18. Meets with Hope.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 18. Meets with Hope.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins.
Cupid with an anchor. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 19. Ascends the Hill with Hope.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 19. Ascends the Hill with Hope.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 190 x 150mm (7½ x 6"), with very wide margins.
Cupid flies towards a heart on the Hill of Difficulty carrying the anchor. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 2. Going Alone.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 2. Going Alone.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾") with very wide margins. Tear in edge of large margins, some soiling.
A baby Cupid with budding wings, learning to walk. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 20. Resting on Hope Strikes the Heart.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 20. Resting on Hope Strikes the Heart.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 190 x 150mm (7½ x 6"), with very wide margins. Slight foxing and mark below publication line.
Balancing on the anchor Cupid skewers the heart with an arrow. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 21. Going to the Temple of Venus.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 21. Going to the Temple of Venus.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 190 x 150mm (7½ x 6"), with very wide margins.
Leaving his weapons on a pillar, Cupid walks towards the temple with a flag. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 22. Drives the Doves.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 22. Drives the Doves.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 190 x 150mm (7½ x 6"), with very wide margins.
Cupid waves his unstrung bow to drive the two doves towards the temple of Venus. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 24. Uniting the Hearts.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 24. Uniting the Hearts.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins. Sligth foxing.
On an altar next to two doves, the two hearts burn as Cupid and three other cherubs attend. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 5. Dreams there is a World.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 5. Dreams there is a World.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins. Ink stain left image.
Cupid asleep, support by a cloud. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 8. Mistakes His Mark.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 8. Mistakes His Mark.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins.
Cupid practising his archery against a tree. His first arrow is embedded in the tree, snapped; his second misses. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 9. In Vexation Breaks his Bow.
[Birth and Triumph of Cupid] 9. In Vexation Breaks his Bow.
P.W. Tomkins Engraver to her Majesty [after 'Lady Dashwood'].
London, Published as the Act directs Jan.y 17, 1795 by Tompkins 19 New Bond Street.
Stipple and line engraving. 135 x 145mm (5¼ x 5¾"), with very wide margins. Creased.
Practising his archery on a tree, Cupid breaks his bow having missed the target. The title page of this work reads: ''To the Queen, This Book Representing the Birth and Triumph of Cupid In Her Majesty's Collection, from Papers cut by Lady Dashwood, is with permission most humbly Dedicated by her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged Servant P.W. Tomkins''. 'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Her 'papercuts' were engraved by Peltro William Tomkins, the court engraver and former pupil of Bartolozzi, and were published at the King’s expense.
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Escaping from Fire.
Escaping from Fire.
Designed by Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth Engraved by H. Thielcke.
London, Pub March 1 1821 by S. & J. Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place.
Fine stipple printed in sepia, laid on sheet; platemark 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾"). Proof impression;
Decorative design by Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte, and landgravine of Hesse-Homburg. Elizabeth's art was well-known and widely published: series of pictures ‘The Birth and Triumph of Cupid’ (1795) was engraved by Tomkins and published at the king's expense, and reissued as ‘The Birth and Triumph of Love’ in 1796. Twenty-four of her sketches, ‘The Power and Progress of Genius’, were issued in 1806. This is a later publication.
For a set of similar designs by Elizabeth see ref. 11636.
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[Family group]
[Family group]
Lady Dashwood inv & sculp
Etching, sheet 230 x 270mm (9 x 10½"). Trimmed inside platemark.
'Lady Dashwood' was the pseudonym of Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. Prints by 'Dashwood' can be found in Richard Bull's albums, compiled in the late 18th century, of prints by amateurs and members of the British nobility and gentry, now in the British Museum.
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