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The Embarkation of His Majesty George the Fourth on board the 'Royal George' Yacht. Off Greenwich to visit his Scottish Dominions, 18 August 1822

The Embarkation of His Majesty George the Fourth on board the 'Royal George' Yacht. Off Greenwich to visit his Scottish Dominions, 18 August 1822
The Embarkation of His Majesty George the Fourth on board the 'Royal George' Yacht. Off Greenwich to visit his Scottish Dominions, 18 August 1822
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PZ7705
Description: A print of King George IV leaving Greenwich on the Royal yacht 'Royal George' (1817). Royal yachts have been used since the reign of Charles II (1660-85), usually to carry the sovereign on ceremonial occasions, or as a means of travel to an official visit. On this occasion, George IV was embarking on a visit to Scotland.
Creator: John Thomas Serres
Date: 10 August 1822
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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