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Britannia - Britannia Mourning the Death of Frederick, Prince of Wales

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1961M1
Collection:Applied Art - Porcelain
Date:1751 - 1751

Maker Information

Manufacturer:St James Factory - View history


The figure of Britannia is depicted seated on a globe wearing long flowing robes and veil. Her left hand holds a large oval medallion of Frederick, Prince of Wales whose death in March 1751 is commemorated in this sculpture.

Purchased, 1961.

Further Information

Production Period:18th Century
Medium:Undecorated soft paste porcelain.
Material(s):Soft paste porcelain
Place of Origin:London, England

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Height:260 mm