To the memory of the Princess Charlotte of Wales

printed text

Broadside, with three paragraphs of text within thick mourning border and initialed ‘J.W.L.’ at the end. ‘From the Morning Post of Nov. 11th’ printed in lower left. Beneath the title are three lines quoted from Lord Lyttleton’s ‘To the memory of the same lady, a monody. A.D. 1747.’

  • Title: To the memory of the Princess Charlotte of Wales.
  • Publication: [England?] : [publisher not identified], [1817]

Catalog Record

File 56 C47 817To

Acquired July 2023

Funeral procession of Princess Charlotte of Wales

printed text

A memorial to Princess Charlotte of Wales, the overall design being an image of her tomb, including a portrait of the princess and a depiction of her funeral procession directly below. Engraved text within the columns of the tomb provide the details of the procession along with Charlotte’s biography.

  • Title: [Funeral procession of Princess Charlotte of Wales].
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [1817]

Catalog Record

File 56 C47 817Fu

Acquired August 2022

 

The princess’s tomb : a dialogue for the nursery

description below

A poem, printed within black mourning border, illustrated above title with an image of an urn mounted on a plinth, her life dates engraved on the plinth; behind a weeping willow. Five stanzas of verse in letterpress at the bottom

  • Title: The princess’s tomb : a dialogue for the nursery.
  • Publication: [London] : Published for the Authoress, and sold by T. Gardiner and Son, 20, Princes-Street, Cavendish-Square; N. Hailes, London Musuem, Piccadilly; and T. Sizuer, Juvenile Library, 259, Oxford-Street, and 209, Piccadilly, [1817]

Catalog Record

File 56 C47 817P

Acquired February 2022

On the death of the Princess Charlotte

printed text

  • Title: On the death of the Princess Charlotte.
  • Publication: London: Printed and sold by J. Evans and Sons, Long-Lane, sold also by F. Collins, 60 Paternoster-Row; and J. Nisbet, 15 Castle-Street, Oxford-Street, [between 1817 and 1818]
  • Manufacture: London: Printed and sold by J. Evans and Sons, Long-Lane, sold also by Collins, Paternoster-Row; and Nisbet, Castle-Street, Oxford-Street.

Catalog Record

File 56 C47 817On

Acquired November 2021

“They have destroyed me”

poem on silk

A illustrated broadside printed on silk.
With an image of a woman weeping at a tombstone enscribed with the words “Great Britain’s Queen, the injured Caroline. Around the border, following the title: Minister! go hang thyself in justice to mankind, for if after this, you die by the ordinary course of Nature, all honest men will be disgraced by sharing even a common death with you.

  • Title“They have destroyed me” : a monody on her late Majesty Queen Caroline, who departed this life August 7, 1821, aged fifty-three.
  • Publication[London?] : [publisher not identified], [1821]

Catalog Record

File 53 C292 821b

Acquired May 2018