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Edward the Martyr assassinated at Corfe Castle (in 978 AD), 1779

Edward the Martyr assassinated at Corfe Castle (in 978 AD), 1779.
"Edward the Martyr stabb'd by order of his Step Mother, Elfrida" (Corfe castle in Dorsetshire, on 18th March 978) engraved by Grignion after a picture by Wale, published in The Modern Universal British Traveller, about 1779. Copper engraved print, good condition with full plate mark. Size 16.5 x 25.5 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref I0765

 
Diocletian abdicating from the throne, Split, Croatia, c1812

Diocletian abdicating from the throne, Split, Croatia, c1812.
"Diocleziano che ricusa il Trono" (Diocletian abdicating from the throne) etching by Parboni after a picture by Dunouy, published about 1812. Good condition. Size 28 x 21 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref I0502

 
Queen Emma on trial at Winchester (Anglo-Saxon history), 1779

Queen Emma on trial at Winchester (Anglo-Saxon history), 1779.
"Queen Emma Widow of Canute the Great, proving her innocence, by the Ordeal or Fiery Trial, at Winchester in Hampshire" engraved by Walker after a picture by Wale, published in The Modern Universal British Traveller, about 1779. Copper engraved print, very slight age foxing, otherwise good condition with full plate mark. Size 16.5 x 25.5 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref I0477

 



Thomas Kouli Kan (Emperor of Persia) assassinated, 1788

Thomas Kouli Kan (Emperor of Persia) assassinated, 1788.
"Thomas Kouli Kan, Emperor of Persia, Assassinated in his tent by five of his Officers, two of whom he killed, before they could dispatch him" engraved by Grignion after a picture by Wale, published in Thomas Bankes's New .. System of Universal Geography, London, about 1788. Copper engraved antique print. Good condition. Size 17 x 28 cms including title, plus margins with full plate mark. Ref I0363

 
Mahomet, the Turkish Emperor killing Irene, 1788

Mahomet, the Turkish Emperor killing Irene, 1788.
"Mahomet the Turkish Emperor murdering the beautiful Irene" engraved by Grignion, published in Thomas Bankes's New .. System of Universal Geography, London, about 1788. Copper engraved antique print. Slight soiling in margins, otherwise good condition. Size 16 x 25.5 cms including title, plus margins with full plate mark. Ref I0362

 
Saxon history, combat between Cnut and Edmund Ironside in 1016, 1779

Saxon history, combat between Cnut and Edmund Ironside in 1016, 1779.
"Combat betweenEdmund Ironside and Canute the Great" engraved by Grignion after a picture by Wale, published in The Modern Universal British Traveller, about 1779. Copper engraved print, very slight age toning, otherwise good condition with full plate mark. Size 16 x 25 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref I0320

 



France, Paris, Funeral of Napoleon, 1845

France, Paris, Funeral of Napoleon, 1845.
"Funeral of Napoleon" engraved by C.Mottram after a picture by Eugene Lami, published in Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, c1845. Steel engraved print with recent hand colour, slight soiling and creasing in margins, otherwise good condition. Size 18 x 13.5 cms including title, plus good margins. Ref I0058

 
Alfred Dividing the Loaf, 1845

Alfred Dividing the Loaf, 1845.
"Alfred Dividing the last loaf with the Pilgrim" engraved by W.H.Egleton after a picture by Benjamin West, published in Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, c1845. Steel engraved print, good condition. Size 16 x 13.5 cms including title, plus good margins. Ref I0047

 
Dr. Adam Clarke and the Priests of Buddha, 1845

Dr. Adam Clarke and the Priests of Buddha, 1845.
"Dr. Adam Clarke and the Priests of Buddha" engraved by Robinson after a picture by Moses, published in The People's Gallery of Engravings, 1845. Steel engraved antique print, good condition with full plate mark. Size 18 x 11.5 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref H9234

 



Rev. Robert Morrison and Chinese assistants translating the Bible, 1845

Rev. Robert Morrison and Chinese assistants translating the Bible, 1845.
"The Revd. Robert Morrison D.D. And his assistants in the translation the Bible into Chinese" engraved by W.Holl after a picture by G.Chinnery, published in The People's Gallery of Engravings, 1845. Morrison was first Christian Protestant missionary in China. Steel engraved antique print, very slight age browning, otherwise good condition with full plate mark. Size 23 x 14.5 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref H9192

 
Charles I refusing the Treaty of Oxford (in 1643), 1845

Charles I refusing the Treaty of Oxford (in 1643), 1845.
"Charles I refusing the Treaty of Oxford" (English Civil War, 1643) engraved by A.H.Payne after a picture by L.Hicks, published in Payne's Universum ..., 1845. Steel engraved antique print, good condition. Size 17 x 14.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9032

 
Fairfax before the Countess of Derby, 1845

Fairfax before the Countess of Derby, 1845.
"Fairfax before the Countess of Derby" (English Civil War, 1644) engraved by A.H.Payne after a picture by L.Hicks, published in Payne's Universum ..., 1845. Steel engraved antique print, good condition. Size 17.5 x 15 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9031

 



Murder of the Princes in the Tower in 1483, 1845

Murder of the Princes in the Tower in 1483, 1845.
"The Murder of the Princes in the Tower" (in 1483, supposedly on the orders of Richard III Plantagenet) engraved by A.H.Payne after a picture by Northcote, published in Payne's Universum ..., 1845. Steel engraved antique print, good condition. Size 11.5 x 18.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9025

 
The Fall of Clarendon (in 1667), 1849

The Fall of Clarendon (in 1667), 1849.
"The Fall of Clarendon" (in 1667) engraved by Frederick Bacon after a picture by E M Ward, published in the Art Journal, 1849. Steel engraved antique print, good condition. Size 24 x 20.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H8888

 
Frederick II of Prussia & Voltaire, 1841

Frederick II of Prussia & Voltaire, 1841.
"Fred. II King of Prussia & Voltaire" small steel engraved print published by Thomas Kelly in H.Jones's Modern Geography ..., 1841. Slight staining lower right. Size 9 x 7.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H8788

 



Sir Walter Raleigh smoking, 1841

Sir Walter Raleigh smoking, 1841.
"Sir Walter Raleigh" (having his pipe put out with a jug of water) small steel engraved print published by Thomas Kelly in H.Jones's Modern Geography ..., 1841. Good condition. Size 9.5 x 7.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H8547

 
Daniel Defoe in the Pillory, after Crowe, 1868

Daniel Defoe in the Pillory, after Crowe, 1868.
"De Foe in the Pillory" (in 1703) engraved by J.C.Armytage after a picture by E.Crowe, published in The Art Journal, 1868. Steel engraved antique print on heavy paper, good condition. Size 25 x 22 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H8096

 
Mahomet, the Turkish Emperor killing Irene, 1788

Mahomet, the Turkish Emperor killing Irene, 1788.
"Mahomet the Turkish Emperor murdering the beautiful Irene" engraved by Grignion, published in Thomas Bankes's New .. System of Universal Geography, London, about 1788. Copper engraved antique print. Slight soiling in lower margin, otherwise good condition. Size 16 x 25.5 cms including title, plus margins with full plate mark. Ref H7690

 
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