A View in Cumberland

Isaac Robert Cruikshank British
Publisher George Humphrey British
Subject Ernest Augustus I, King of Hanover, Duke of Cumberland

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This satirical portrait focuses on Ernest Augustus, the fifth son of George III, who became Duke of Cumberland in 1799. He often wore military uniform, as here, and had a distinctive mustache and sideburns. At the death of his elder brother William IV in 1837, he became king of Hanover.

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