Queen Charlotte, London, ca. 1770

Contributed by Tate House Museum

Description

This portrait of Queen Charlotte is a companion to a portrait of King George III, both of which survived in their original frames through the Turnbull family of Portland.

They were printed circa 1770 by Henry Overton, a map and print seller at Newgate, London, and are further distinguished by hand coloring.

The Queen is adorned in a red dress, ermine cape, and black bow, and crowned with a jeweled tiara.

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About This Item

  • Title: Queen Charlotte, London, ca. 1770
  • Creator: Overton, Henry
  • Creation Date: circa 1770
  • Subject Date: circa 1770
  • Town: London, Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Engraving, ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 35.8 cm x 25.7 cm
  • Local Code: 1988.6.2
  • Object Type: Image

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Tate House Museum
1267 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME 04102
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