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Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

4 of 35 portraits of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, by William Joseph Taylor; C. Henry Weigall, 1843 -NPG 982j - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

by William Joseph Taylor, after C. Henry Weigall
1 1/2 in. (38 mm) diameter
NPG 982j

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Obverse profile to right inscribed: H.R.H. AUG. FRED. DUKE OF SUSSEX. G.M. and in small lettering on the exergue: engraved by W J Taylor, from a model by H Weigall; reverse: NEAR TO THE THRONE BUT NEARER TO HIS FELLOW MAN/BORN JAN.27.1773 DIED APRIL 31.1843.

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Another medal commemorating the Duke's death was designed by Thomas Halliday.

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Acquired in 1895.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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