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George III, 1738-1820 (King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland | King of Hanover | London | England)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

18th century Royal warrant commanding the preparation of letters patent granting Robert Barker use for fourteen years of his invention 'La nature a coup d'oeil ... for displaying views of nature ... by oil painting', or 'panorama'

 Fonds — Volume CLX-A-1324
Identifier: Coll-1692
Scope and Contents This document is of significant interest as a record of the invention of what became one of the most popular forms of public entertainment in the first half of the 19th century.It is a Warrant signed by George III commanding the preparation of letters patent granting to Robert Barker the sole use for fourteen years of his invention of "an entire new contrivance or apparatus which he calls la nature a coup d'oeil for the purpose of displaying views of nature at large by oil...
Dates: 5 June 1787

Letter from George Buxton to Joseph Black, 17 November 1788

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/III/114-115
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Buxton, Greenwich to Joseph Black, dated 17 November 1788. The letter is about Buxton urging Black to publish, the King's health, etc. It also mentions Professor Blair.

Dates: 17 November 1788

Royal ward of annuity of £200 to William Robertson, 23 June 1781

 Item
Identifier: Coll-71/13
Scope and Contents

Royal ward of annuity of £200 to William Robertson 23 June 1781.

Dates: 23 June 1781

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Panoramas 1
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