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Chronology of the sovereigns of England.
[London?] : [s.n.], 1821.
Physical Description:
2, 17 discs : engravings ; prints 42 mm in diameter, in bronze caze 48 mm in diameter
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA28.1 .C47 1821
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
A medallion book.
Circular bronze case containing circular printed paper discs with portraits of British monarchs from William I to George IV. The case top bears the bust of George IV; the bottom, a crown above sprays of roses, thistles and shamrocks.
Each medallion has engraved illustrations pasted back-to-back, formerly mounted on ribbon; single engraved title disc and disc for Edward V mounted in top of medallion case.
Date from medallion case.
"George IV. Ascended the British throne Jan 29 1820 in the 58 year of his age"--Top of bronze case.
"Coronation at Westminster July 19 1821."--Bottom of bronze case.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: comprises 15 medallions. Lacking medallions for Edward I, Charles II and Mary II.
Subject Terms:
Coronations -- Great Britain.
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830 -- Coronation.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Chronology.
Medals -- Specimens.
Miniature books -- Specimens.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- Great Britain.
Miniature books (Printing) -- England -- 19th century.
Engravings -- 1821.

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