S & J Abbott Ceramics Plus

© S and J Abbott Ceramics Plus February 2021

We have a large number of prints that are in stock and not displayed here, please contact us if you are looking for specific items sales@sandjabbottceramicsplus.co.uk The September 2020 issue of Antique Collecting featured an article by us on collecting Drolls and Mezzotints, click here to see this On this page we present a selection of prints concerning King George IV and his wife, Queen Caroline to mark the 200th anniversary of her death in 1821. Caroline is often referrred to as the ‘Injured Queen’ and these prints show some of the issues in the relationship. Click here for a short but detailed article on the issues of the marriage. The Antique Collecting March 2021 issue has an article by us on ‘Queen Caroline, The Injured Queen’ and some of the prints are featured here. Click right for article
Le Gloire des Honnetes Gens!! (The Glory of Honest People!!’ Four designs on one plate, separated by intersecting lines, each having a separate title, inscription, and border. Subject is the behaviour of Caroline Princess of Wales whilst travelling in Europe. A hand-coloured etching, 'Sr Facto del. G Ck scupt/ Pubd June 15th 1820 by G. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.' Stock No SAP0860 Price £450
Caroline of Brunswick print, 'Love at first sight' Caroline of Brunswick is seen dancing with Bergami in an unseemly manner for the wife of George IV, published 1821, 26 x 20.5cm. There is sone foxing on this print Stock No SAP0906 Price £150
Caroline of Brunswick print 'A Wooden Substitute, or Any Port in a Storm' Caroline of Brunswick is seen with Alderman Wood behaving in a manner inappropriate for a Queen of England, att Theodore Lane, pub 1821, 26 x 20cm Stock No SAP0907 Price £150
Two prints concerning Queen Caroline after her death Left Queen Caroline’s Funeral Procession and to right Britannia weeping at her tomb. Pub 1821 by P & P Gally, London, in period glazed ebonised frames of the period, 15.3 x 20 cm Stock No SAP0886 Price £550
Queen Caroline as Boadicea, Queen of Britain Caroline is seen here overthrowing her enemies, humbly dedicated to Caroline Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. Coloured etching, 25cm x 36 cm. Published by John Fairburn, after George Cruikshank, November 1820, Broadway, Ludgate Hill, London. The cartoon attacked the Pain and Penalties Bill over the divorce issue in 1820 to deprive Caroline of her position as Queen and dissolve her marriage to George IV. The Pains and Penalties Bill was a way using Parliament without using the formal proofs essential in a court of law. Caroline was allowed to attend the hearing but not allowed to give evidence. However, the Bill was eventually defeated in Parliament. Caroline was, nevertheless, barred from George IV’s coronation and died shortly afterwards. Stock No SAP0917 Price £550
John Bull the Judge or the Conspirators At the Bar Caricature with John Bull, playing the part of the Lord Chancellor, condemning Queen Caroline's accusers who stand before him. November 1820, J Fairburn, Broadway Ludgate Hill, London, 24 x 34cm Stock No SAP0920 Price £550
The Abyssinian Monster or the Invisible Being drawn from his Den Pub J Dawson, Camden Town, London, pub Dec 1820. 26 x 34 cm. George IV is shown as a grotesque sea monster, for which the following description is given below image: "He is of immence size, his head and face bear the appearance of a man, he has the neck of a bull, the body of a huge sea hog, the legs of an elephant, and the tail of a porpoise." The beast lies helpless on the shore facing right, emitting a plume from his mouth containing the words "debauchery", "trifling", "vice", "folly", etc. Queen Caroline's defense lawyers reign in the animal, Brougham on the left wielding a broom and Denman on the right holding a chain attached to the beast's collar. Stock No SAP0919 Price £600
A Scene from Don Giovanni A print showing George IV, in the title role of Mozart's opera, surprised by the sudden arrival of his wife, Caroline, as Donna Anna, lately returned from Italy, during the wedding feast scene, at which a number of bare breasted women are present; on the left, Lord Castlereagh, playing the role of Leporello, holds a long list of the King's female conquests. Caption continues: Don Giovanni by His M-y, Donna Anna by a celebrated actress, her first appearance on this stage these 7 years, Leporello by Derry Down Triangle, the other caricters [sic] by the Corps de Ballet. Fores, 23 July 1820, 16 Panton Street. Lord Castelreagh was called 'Derry Down Triangle' for his part in the 1800 Union of Ireland and Britain, he sold his country out! Issues also here with Catholic Emancipation Stock No SAP0918 Price £500
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© S and J Abbott Ceramics Plus February 2021

We have a large number of prints that are in stock and not displayed here, please contact us if you are looking for specific items sales@sandjabbottceramicsplus.co.uk The September 2020 issue of Antique Collecting featured an article by us on collecting Drolls and Mezzotints, click here to see this On this page we present a selection of prints concerning King George IV and his wife, Queen Caroline to mark the 200th anniversary of her death in 1821. Caroline is often referrred to as the ‘Injured Queen’ and these prints show some of the issues in the relationship. Click here for a short but detailed article on the issues of the marriage. The Antique Collecting March 2021 issue has an article by us on ‘Queen Caroline, The Injured Queen’ and some of the prints are featured here. Click right for article
Le Gloire des Honnetes Gens!! (The Glory of Honest People!!’ Four designs on one plate, separated by intersecting lines, each having a separate title, inscription, and border. Subject is the behaviour of Caroline Princess of Wales whilst travelling in Europe. A hand-coloured etching, 'Sr Facto del. G Ck scupt/ Pubd June 15th 1820 by G. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.' Stock No SAP0860 Price £450
Caroline of Brunswick print, 'Love at first sight' Caroline of Brunswick is seen dancing with Bergami in an unseemly manner for the wife of George IV, published 1821, 26 x 20.5cm. There is sone foxing on this print Stock No SAP0906 Price £150
Caroline of Brunswick print 'A Wooden Substitute, or Any Port in a Storm' Caroline of Brunswick is seen with Alderman Wood behaving in a manner inappropriate for a Queen of England, att Theodore Lane, pub 1821, 26 x 20cm Stock No SAP0907 Price £150
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