Photo, Print, Drawing The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds
About this Item
- The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds
- Print shows Queen Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing a jeweled turban, with additional jewels in her hair and on her clothing, she holds a snuff box in her left hand and is taking a pinch of snuff with her right hand. In the upper left corner is a jeweled crown resting on a large heart-shaped jewel nestled among diamonds in a box labeled "Bulse"; above this is printed "The Pun", i.e., the "Queen of Hearts" prefers diamonds.
Created / Published
- [England] : [Publisher not identified], [ca. 1786]
- - Charlotte,--Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain,--1744-1818
- - Turbans--1780-1790
- - Diamonds--1780-1790
- - Jewels--1780-1790
- - Clothing & dress--1780-1790
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1780-1790.
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1780-1790
- - Title from item.
- - A companion print to No. 6979.
- - Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum / by Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 6978
- - Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited: "Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World" at The Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, February - April 2017.
- 1 print : etching ; plate 14.4 x 11 cm, on sheet 19.6 x 13.9 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PC 1 - 6978 (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 50011 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.50011
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-50011 (digital file from original print)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds. , ca. 1786. [England: Publisher not identified] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2006689307/.
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(ca. 1786) The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds. , ca. 1786. [England: Publisher not identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006689307/.
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The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds. [England: Publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2006689307/>.