Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
Royalty, Celebrity and Scandal
This room, the first of a sequence making up the Weldon Galleries on the top floor, was designed by Piers Gough of CZWG in 2003 covers the period of George IV, firstly as Regent from 1811-1819 and then as King from 1820-1830. On the wall opposite from a full-length portrait of George IV is the large group portrait of the Trial of Queen Caroline and beside it single portraits of Queen Caroline and their daughter Charlotte Augusta. Other notable portraits are those of Nelson and Emma Hamilton and the Duke of Wellington.
18 portraits on display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
by Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, 1812
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery