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His most gracious Majesty King George the Third engraved from the original picture in the collection of His Majesty

Title
His most gracious Majesty King George the Third [graphic] : engraved from the original picture in the collection of His Majesty / painted by Sir William Beechey, R.A. ; engraved by Benjamin Smith.
Publication
[London] : Pub'd March 2, 1812 by Boydell & Co., 90 Cheapside, London, [2 March 1812]
Physical Description
1 print : stipple engraving ; 30.4 x 25 cm, plate mark 42.8 x 34 cm
Medium
wove paper.
Local Notes
BEIN BrSides Folio 2019 217: On sheet 59.7 x 43.4 cm. Forms part of the Benjamin Franklin Collection.
Notes
Title from caption below image.
Provenance
Gift of Joseph Verner Reed (Yale 1926) to the Yale Library, 1958. Portions were transferred to Lewis Walpole Library 1960. For other items from this gift refer to Beinecke Library's GEN MSS 1000.
Formerly owned by R.B. Sheridan (the dramatist's grandson), who undertook the copious extra-illustration of the volumes. Later owned by Sheridan's descendant Lady Wavertree.
Summary
"Portrait of George III, half-length, slightly turned to the left, in gold-laced military uniform with the lapels buttoned back, a cocked hat over his neat powdered wig, epaulettes on his shoulders and the star of the Garter pinned to his breast, after Beechey"--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant and related titles
His most gracious Majesty King George III
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 24, 2013
References
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 2, page 301
Genre/Form
Portrait prints.
Stipple engravings - England - London - 1812.
A la poupée prints - England - London - 1812.
Also listed under
Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839, artist.
John and Josiah Boydell (Firm), publisher.
Benjamin Franklin Collection (Yale University. Library)
England London.
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