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'Lured from her own, her native home...', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

'Lured from her own, her native home...', c1820.  Creator: George Cruikshank.

2-709-667 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Lured from her own, her native home, the home of early life, and doom'd in stranger realms to roam; a widow! Yet a wife! - Phillips's Lament', c1820. Satirical cartoon showing Caroline of Brunswick travelling to England to marry the Prince Regent (future King George IV). She is helped into a boat named 'The Hag of Jersey' by Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey, who was one of the Prince's mistresses and was also Caroline's Lady of the Bedchamber. Caroline and the Prince were married in in 1795. From "The Queen's matrimonial ladder", a political pamphlet with wood engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank, published after the opening of the trial of Queen Caroline (1768-1821, also known as Caroline of Brunswick, consort of King George IV), in August 1820. [William Hone, London]. Included in an album containing portraits and satirical caricatures related to the trial.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580036198
  1. 2-709-667
  1. 2709667

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5345x4898
File Size : 25567kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. George Cruikshank, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter, engraver
Subject
  1. Caroline of Brunswick: German: Queen Consort of George IV
  2. King George IV: British: King of Great Britain
  3. Frances Villiers: British: Courtier
People Related
  1. William Hone: British: author/publisher?
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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