Skip to main content

Death of Queen Caroline. 1821.: CM.174-1917

An image of British Isles

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Death of Queen Caroline. 1821.

Maker(s)

George IV (1820-30) (Ruler)
Kempson, Peter (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: AD 1821

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 34.91 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate, draped bust of Queen Caroline, head facing left, hair tied in chignon.

  • Text: CAROLINE D : G . BRITT : REGINA.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Weeping willow tree over funerary urn on plinth.

  • Text: HERE CALUMNY AND SLANDER CEASE TO WOUND (in exergue) DIED AUG . 7 . 1821. ÆT 35 YRS.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.174-1917
Primary reference Number: 228048
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Death of Queen Caroline. 1821." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228048 Accessed: 2022-08-18 09:54:50

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228048 |title=Death of Queen Caroline. 1821. |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-08-18 09:54:50|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-228048

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/cm/cm64/large_CM_174_1917_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Death of Queen Caroline. 1821."
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Death of Queen Caroline. 1821.</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Plate

Accession Number: C.27-1928

Queen Caroline Medal. 1820.

Accession Number: CM.302-1989

Queen Caroline's Return to England. 1820.

Accession Number: CM.301-1989

Queen Caroline. Coronation. 11 Oct. 1727.

Accession Number: CM.79.69-1919

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...