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[Plan of Westminster showing the arrangements for the Coronation of George IV]

[Plan of Westminster showing the arrangements for the Coronation of George IV]

Engraver: Wyld, James

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1821

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XI

Item number: 40 B

Length: 273

Width: 229

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1" : 400 feet (1 : 4800)

Map scale description: 1" 1/2 : 200 yards

This plan shows the route from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey taken by George IV on his coronation day. He was 48 when he became king in 1821. His reign was marked by extravagance and pageantry, including the construction of Brighton Pavilion, which Crace's firm was to decorate.

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