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Event handkerchief

Engraved by Rymer & Son (London)

Date:
ca. 1813
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
L. 35 1/2 x W. 35 1/2 inches 90.2 x 90.2 cm
Classification:
Textiles-Printed
Accession Number:
62.271
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: (Center) THE REIGN OF GEORGE III. From his/ Accession/ to the Throne./ Octr. 25th 1760/ to the PRESENT PERIOD. [followed by description of the chart with remark..."The portraits are esteemed striking likenesses."]
    (Around center) [detailed chronology of events etc.] (corners, clockwise from top left) THE RIGHT HONBLE WILLIAM PITT CHANCELLOR/ OF THE/ EXCHEQUER &c.; HORATIO/ LORD/ VISCOUNT NELSON DUKE OF/ BRONTI/ &c.&c.; THE RIGHT HON.BLE/ CHARLES JAMES FOX SECRETARY/ OF STATE/ &c.&c.; ARTHUR/ LORD/ VISCOUNT WELLINGTON COMMANDER OF HIS/ MAJESTY'S FORCES/ IN SPAIN &c.
    (border, right, bottom) Engraved by Rymer & Son. No. 53. Great Windmill Street, Haymarkek [sic] & 3, Ossulstone Street, Sommers Town, London.
    Mottos: (top and bottom with arms of Order of Garter) HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE (sides, beneath Royal crown) DIEU ET MON DROIT

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