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Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover: P.220-1947

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Current Location: In storage


Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover


Printmaker: Smith, John
Painter: Weidemann, Friedrich Wilhelm (After)




History note: From the collection of Joseph Gulston (1745-1786) [Lugt 2986]

Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund with the aid of a donation from Louis C. G. Clarke, M.A.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1947)


18th century
Production date: AD 1706


Before the lettering.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.220-1947
Primary reference Number: 162406
Lugt: 2986
Chaloner Smith: 237 I
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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