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St James's Palace
St James's Palace
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St James's Palace
Scene depicting the attempt made by Margaret Nicholson to assassinate King George III at the entrance to St. James's Palace on August 2, 1796, showing the assassin approaching the King, holding a knife in her hand, Yeomen of the Guard rush forward. The King was unharmed and the woman was discovered to be insane and sent to Old Bethlehem Hospital.
1786
London Metropolitan Archives
Main Print Collection
Smirke, Robert (1752-1845)
Pollard, Robert (1755-1838); Jukes, Francis (1747-1812)
Pollard, Robert (1755 - 1838)
engraving/aquatint
paper
57cms
q8972671
exact