George IV, crowned July 19, 1821 [graphic].
- London : Published Jan. 1 1822 by William Sams, bookseller to his Royal Highness the Duke of York opposite the Palace, St. James's Street, London, 1822.
- Physical Description:
- 133 pictures : hand-colored aquatints ; sheets end-to-end 8 x 907 cm, rolled (in wooden drum) to 8 x 6 cm (scroll format)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDA537 .C67 1822 FlatYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 483
Title from publisher's illustrated label on original boxwood drum.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original boxwood drum.
Depicts a long procession of people walking from right to left through an arcade, in 133 numbered scenes; at the front on the far left are flower girls, followed by musicians, judges, the Lord Chancellor in scene 18, choristers, politicians, knights, peers and princes of the realm, with the King accompanied by bishops in scene 102, his long train supported by pages and a canopy carried behind him, followed by yeomen of the guard and the King's Champion mounted on a skewbald charger at the end of the procession on the far right.
- Subject Terms:
- Coronations -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830 -- Coronation.Kings and rulers -- Great Britain.Processions -- England -- Pictorial works.
- Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1822.
Scrolls -- England -- 19th century.
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.