A collection of 235 prints from Lord Baker's extensive collection of caricatures of George IV in his roles as Prince of Wales, Prince Regent and King, plus George IV's circle.

The collection includes material relating to events in George IV's life as well as prints of George IV's wife Caroline, his numerous mistresses, and his brothers. The prints offer an insight not only into the politics, but also into the costume, manner, and social life of the Regency period. Highlights include 14 prints by James Gillray; 4 prints by Thomas Rowlandson (including main illustration) and 30 prints by George Cruikshank.

Provenance

Andrew Edmunds Prints & Drawings/Christie's/Graham Saville/Sotheby's/Special Auction Services; Lord Baker.


The Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1EE
03000 290 900
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Opening times

1 Apr – 30 Sep

Daily, 9.30am – 5.45pm (last admission 5.15pm)

1 Oct – 31 Mar Daily, 10am – 5.15pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Closed 24 Dec (from 2.30pm) & 25 – 26 Dec

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