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Caroline-Mathilde-Denkmal

Caroline Mathilda Monument

Caroline Mathilde von Hannover
London 1751 - Celle 1775
Queen consort of Denmark and Norway by marriage to King Christian VII. They divorced in 1772 and Carolina was exiled to Celle
(Wikipedia)
Adam Friedrich Oeser
1784

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Description

On a round base stands an urn with the portrait of Queen Caroline Mathilde. A female figure resting on clouds crowns the urn with a laurel wreath and a palm branch, symbols of virtue and glory. Next the base stads a mother with two children symbolizing the love of the Hanoverian people to the Queen exiled to Celle.

Inscription(s)

CAROLINA MATHILDA
daniae et norwegiae regina
nata dies xxii. julii mdccli
denata dies x. mai mdcclxxv.
ordo equestris luneburgensis
poni curavit

Caroline Mathilde
Queen of Denmark and Norway
born on 22 July 1751
died on 10 May 1775.
The Lüneburg knighthood hath
set up this monument

Celle - Caroline-Mathilde-Denkmal

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Location (N 52°37'17" - E 10°5'6")

Item Code: dens434; Photograph: 7 August 2016
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