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Representation of the Dinner given by Lord Romney to the Kentish Volunteers in Presence of their Majesties and the Royal Family

Representation of the Dinner given by Lord Romney to the Kentish Volunteers in Presence of their Majesties and the Royal Family

Engraver: Alexander, W.

Medium: Aquatint with etching

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: K. Top. Vol 17

Item number: 44-b-2.

Genre: Topographical Print

View of an event for Kentish military volunteers held at Mote Park, in Kent, in the presence of the Royal Family. This was the Seat of the Earl of Romney at Maidstone, Kent. It was built in 1793-1801 by Daniel Asher Alexander, who was an architect of warehouses in the London Docks and Dartmoor prison. The text accompanying the picture notes that ' on this occasion 5319 volunteers dined at the Tables after having been reviewed by His Majesty on 1st of Aug 1799'. The artist is William Alexander (1766-1816) who was from Maidstone.

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