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The attempt to assassinate the King (engraving)

IMAGE number
LLJ602482
Title
The attempt to assassinate the King (engraving)
Artist
Smirke, Robert (1752-1845) / English
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Description

The attempt to assassinate the King; on 2 August 1786, Margaret Nicholson, under the pretese of presenting a petition, attempted to stab His Majesty King George III as he was alighting from his chariot at the garden entrance to St James's Palace near Marlborough Wall but was prevented by Mr Topper, one of the king's footmen; published 9 October 1786

Photo credit
Look and Learn / Peter Jackson Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
carriage / petition / knife / footmen / assassinate / 2 august 1786 / assassination / 9 october 1786 / majesty king george iii / carriage / clothing / london / marlborough wall / mr topper / st james's palace / margaret nicholson

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