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Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)
Charles II (1630–1685)

Photo credit: The Royal Hospital Chelsea

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The Royal Hospital Chelsea

London

Title

Charles II (1630–1685)

Date

1676

Medium

copper & bronze

Measurements

H 155 x W 118 x D (?) cm

Accession number

475

Acquisition method

commissioned by Tobias Rustat

Work type

Statue

Owner

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Custodian

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade I (England and Wales)

Listing date

15/04/69

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Royal Hospital opening times.

Signature/marks description

cornice: Grinling Gibbons Sculp.

Inscription description

plinth: KING CHARLES II; side of the platform: COLONEL WILLIAM CARLOS / C.1610–1689; scroll: SUBDITUS FIDELIS REGIS ET REGNI SALUS SOLDIER IN THE CIVIL WAR, PROTECTOR OF KING CHARLES II / AT BOSCOBEL AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER IN 1651. / GOD, BY THE OVERSHADOWING OF AN OAK, DID PRESERVE / OUR ROYAL FOUNDER FROM THE HANDS OF HIS ENEMIES.

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