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The death of Queen Charlotte of England...
Item # 673437 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1818
* The death of Queen Charlotte of England
* 1st black royal (?)
The first 3 pages report the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules.
Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle, the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixed-race African descent, making her (unofficially) the first black royal.
Both full page plates called for are present.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, great condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War