King George IV as Prince Regent. Mezzotint by W. Ward after G.H. Harlow, 1811.

  • Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.
Feb.y 6 1811
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The Prince Regent, in unifom of a hussar, mounted on horseback wielding a sword, with other soldiers behind him to the left. He appears to be leading a cavalry troop into battle


London (Gt. Newport Street) : J.P. Thompson, printseller to His Majesty and the Duke & Duchess of York, Feb.y 6 1811.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; image 64.2 x 54.3 cm


His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. Regent of the United Kingdom. Dedicated to Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales. Painted by G. H. Harlow esqr. Engraved by Willm. Ward, engraver extraordinary to the Prince of Wales and to the Duke of York.


[Chaloner Smith's state II].

References note

J. Chaloner Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, vol. 4, London 1883, p 1467, William Ward no. 40
Freeman O'Donoghue, Catalogue of engraved British portraits: preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, London 1908-1925, vol. 2, p. 314, no. 75
Richard Walker, Regency portraits, London 1985, vol. 1, p. 209


Wellcome Collection 2005852i

Reproduction note

After: an oil painting of ca. 1810, said by Walker (loc. cit.) to be in a private collection, Worcestershire


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