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'George IV. Taking his favorite Exercise, near the Sandpit Gate, Windsor Park', 1830. Creator: Melville.

'George IV. Taking his favorite Exercise, near the Sandpit Gate, Windsor Park', 1830. Creator: Melville.

2-705-832 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'George IV. Taking his favorite Exercise, near the Sandpit Gate, Windsor Park', 1830. King George IV (1762-1830) taking 'exercise' in the form of riding in a carriage near Windsor Castle. George was famously overweight and unhealthy due to his heavy drinking and the huge banquets he indulged in. He suffered from gout, arteriosclerosis, peripheral oedema ('dropsy'), and possibly porphyria.[Thomas Kelly, London, 1830]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580038677
  1. 2-705-832
  1. 2705832

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 9828x5888
File Size : 56511kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Melville, attributed to: : Artist, engraver, printmaker
Subject
  1. King George IV: British: King of Great Britain
Medium
  1. Engraving
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Windsor and Maidenhead
  6. --------------- Windsor
  1. 51 29 00 N , 000 36 00 W

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