Bust, George III, 1809

Bust, George III, 1809

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George III became king of Great Britain and its colonies in 1760. American colonists saw themselves as his loyal subjects. They celebrated his birthday, drank toasts to his health, and fought in his American wars. This plaster bust of George III was made by L. Gahagan in 1809.
Object Name
bust
date made
1809
depicted (sitter)
George III King of Great Britain
Physical Description
plaster (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 25 in x 29 in x 12 in x 8 in; 63.5 cm x 73.66 cm x 30.48 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2016.0074.01
catalog number
2016.0074.01
accession number
2016.0074
subject
Royalty & Monarchs
Revolutionary War
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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