Royal Nuptials

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Royal Nuptials
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George Cruikshank

Royal Nuptials

London, M. Jones April 1st .1816, The Scourge


Original hand colouring

237 x 340 mm.


Traces of old folds as issued, neat marginal repair. £380 Satire on the marriage of Princess Charlotte and Prince Leopold: he is in rags on the left, greeted as he lands by John Bull, with Vansittart and the Prince Regent looking on doubtfully, while the Princess is on the right looking more enthusiastic; on the balcony Queen Charlotte expresses her delight at having another German prince in the family.