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Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales, by Charles Philips, circa 1736 - NPG 2093 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales

by Charles Philips
oil on canvas, circa 1736
50 1/4 in. x 40 in. (1276 mm x 1016 mm)
Purchased, 1925
Primary Collection
NPG 2093


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This portrait may have been made on the occasion of Augusta's marriage to Frederick, Prince of Wales. She is wearing a grey brocaded dress and an ermine-lined crimson cloak to signify her royal status. To her left is a throne displaying the Prince of Wales's feathers. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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  • NPG D9121: Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales (after)

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