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Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796-1817), Daughter of George IV

Sitter associated with 48 portraits
Charlotte's parents separated a few months after her birth, their marriage having lasted only a year. Charlotte was brought up by governesses and saw little of her mother. Contemporary descriptions of Princess Charlotte suggest that she was a 'well-set, young beautiful woman' with a masculine manner. Sir Thomas Lawrence found her 'wanting in elegance of deportment', but noted that 'if she does nothing gracefully, she does everything kindly'. She married Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg in 1816. They enjoyed only a few months of happiness before she died in childbirth the following year. Public grief at her death was heightened by the universal scorn felt for the rest of the royal family.

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D8121

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by John Kennerley
hand-coloured stipple engraving, 1816 or after
NPG D8121

D15867

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 22 October 1816
NPG D15867

D19683

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Robert Cooper, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1816
NPG D19683

D22137

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 22 October 1816
NPG D22137

D33516

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Robert Cooper, after George Dawe
stipple and line engraving, (1817)
NPG D33516

D33521

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving with gouache, (1817)
NPG D33521

D33525

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales; Leopold I, King of the Belgians

published by J. Booth, after Unknown artist
stipple and line engraving, published 15 December 1817
NPG D33525

D8122

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Charles Turner, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1817
NPG D8122

D18711

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by William Say, published by and after George Dawe
mezzotint, published 1 December 1817 (October 1817)
NPG D18711

D33515

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Edward Dawe, and by Thomas Hodgetts, after George Dawe
mezzotint, published 12 January 1818 (1817)
NPG D33515

D33517

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Samuel William Reynolds, after and published by George Dawe
mezzotint, 10 March 1818 (1817)
NPG D33517

D33518

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Samuel William Reynolds, after and published by George Dawe
mezzotint, 10 March 1818 (1817)
NPG D33518

D33519

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Robert Cooper, published by George Smeeton, after John Masey Wright
stipple engraving, published 12 September 1818
NPG D33519

D33524

'Apotheosis of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales'

by Fry & Wright, after Edward Francisco Burney, after R.P. Read
stipple engraving, published 25 April 1818
NPG D33524

D33526

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales; Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by William Thomas Fry, published by and after George Dawe
stipple engraving, published 6 April 1818 (1817)
NPG D33526

D8116

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Miss Roberts, published by Robert Miller
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 26 January 1818
NPG D8116

D16053

'Marriage of the Princess Charlotte of Wales to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg'

by Robert Hicks, published by Nuttall, Fisher & Dixon, after William Marshall Craig
stipple and line engraving, published April 1818
NPG D16053

D20919

The Funeral Ceremony of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales and Saxe Coburg

by Thomas Sutherland, after Charles Wild, and after James Stephanoff
hand-coloured lithograph, Published 1818
NPG D20919

D17734

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Bone, after Sir George Hayter
pen and ink, 1822 (1816)
NPG D17734

D33522

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Richard Golding, published by Colnaghi & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
line engraving, published 1 January 1822 (1817)
NPG D33522