The Monogrammist ‘GI’, portrait of Charles II when Prince of Wales

The Monogrammist ‘GI’, portrait of Charles II when Prince of Wales

The Monogrammist ‘GI’
Portrait of Charles II, when Prince of Wales
About 1644
Watercolour on vellum, probably stuck to a table-book leaf
Given by Elizabeth J. George
Museum no. E.442-1995

The blue enamelled case with a lid attached is original. The miniature is a copy of an oil painting by William Dobson. During the Civil Wars, iniatures of the Prince of Wales were worn as tokens of loyalty to the Crown.