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A Faithful Account Of The Processions And Ceremonies Observed In The Coronation Of The Kings And Queens Of England: Exemplified In That Of Their Late Most Sacred Majesties King George The Third, And Queen Charlotte: With All The Other Interesting Proceedings Connected With That Magnificent Festival. Embellished with Elegant Engravings. Edited By Richard Thomson.

Richard Thomson

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Printed for John Major, 18, Skinner Street., 1820.

Physical Description

vi, [ii], 99, [3] p., 4 pl. (2 fold.) (incl. frontis.); 217 mm. (Quarto.)


[Pl. 1 (frontis.), t.p.] - Preface - Table of Contents - Directions For Placing The Engravings; Erratum - [Text, with 3 pl.] - List Of Books, &c. Consulted as Authorities for the preceding Account ... - [Colophon] - [Publisher's advertisement].

Responsibility Note

Plate 1 is signed as drawn and engraved by F. Deeves; Plate 2 as engraved by Rowe; Plate 3 as engraved by Scott; Plate 4 as drawn by R. Thomson and engraved by I. Rowe.

Each carries the publisher's imprint of John Major and the publication-date (15th March 1820).


L.G.W. Legg, English coronation records (1901); C. Blair, The crown jewels: catalogue raisonnée (1993).

Binding Note

19th-century brown papered boards; spine lettered 'Coronation Of George. III. & Q. Charlotte'.

Name as Subject


Coronations - Consecrations - Ceremonies - Regalia - Great Britain - London - History - 18th century
Rulers - Monarchs - Publicizing - Great Britain - 18th century
Pictorial works - 18th century


John Major, publisher
F. Deeves, draughtsman, engraver
J. Rowe, engraver
Scott, engraver