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'God, and your Majesty, protect mine innocence', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

'God, and your Majesty, protect mine innocence', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

2-709-675 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'God, and your Majesty, protect mine innocence', c1820. Satirical cartoon with a quote from Shakespeare's "King Henry VIII". The Prince Regent (future King George IV) rushes into the 'Prince's Court' with a mistress. The woman on the right is possibly his wife, Queen Caroline. 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. 0580036206
  1. 2-709-675
  1. 2709675

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4648x4520
File Size : 20517kb

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
People Related
  1. William Hone: British: author/publisher?
  2. William Shakespeare: British; English: Author, playwright, poet
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Satire
  2. Caricature

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