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The Room 17: pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery

Britain in the early 18th Century: Britain in the early 18th Century

This room covers the reigns of George I and his son, George II, from 1714 to 1760, and represented in a full-length portrait and terracotta bust respectively and and marks the passing of the Stuarts to the House of Hanover. The displays in this room divide into three themes: Religion, including a portrait of John Wesley; Jacobites, including a portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart and Politics and Society.

See also: Room 11

4 portraits on display in the Room 17: pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery

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Francis Willis, by John Russell - NPG 2186

Francis Willis

by John Russell
pastel, 1789
On display in the Room 17: pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2186

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany; King George IV, by Thomas R. Poole - NPG 3308

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany; King George IV

by Thomas R. Poole
wax relief, 1795
On display in the Room 17: pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3308

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Samuel Percy - NPG 3086

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Samuel Percy
coloured wax relief, 1814
On display in the Room 17: pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3086

King George III, by Francis Philibert Hardenberg - NPG 4383

King George III

by Francis Philibert Hardenberg
painted plaster statuette, 1820
On display in the Room 17: pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4383