CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
Record TypePrints (visual works)
TitlePlan for an illumination
DescriptionDesign incorporating George III's crown and motto with a semicircle of candles opposite that of the Queen in the same style. Design features the King and Queen's sceptres crossed above the motto 'Long and happy Life/Long & prosperous Reign,/ Late and blessed Death to' the King and Queen. The creator notes the superiority of the Latin version of their mottos.
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryPresented to Mary, Princess of Wales, by Lord Esher in 1909
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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