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