The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds
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Print shows Queen Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing a jeweled turban, with additional jewels in her hair and on her clothing, she holds a snuff box in her left hand and is taking a pinch of snuff with her right hand. In the upper left corner is a jeweled crown resting on a large heart-shaped jewel nestled among diamonds in a box labeled "Bulse"; above this is printed "The Pun", i.e., the "Queen of Hearts" prefers diamonds.
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A companion print to No. 6979.
Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum / by Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 6978
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: "Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World" at The Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, February - April 2017.