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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

 
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. Some creasing in the margins, otherwise good condition. Size 17 x 28 cms including title, plus margins with full plate mark. Ref H7688

 



Feeding the Sacred Ibis in the Halls of Karnac, 1874

Feeding the Sacred Ibis in the Halls of Karnac, 1874.
"Feeding the Sacred Ibis in the Halls of Karnac" engraved by F.Joubert after a picture by E.J.Poynter, published in the Art Journal, 1874. Steel engraved antique print with recent hand colour. Good condition, on heavy-weight paper. Size 18 x 27.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7203

 
Spaniards & Peruvians (Conquistadors), 1851

Spaniards & Peruvians (Conquistadors), 1851.
"Spaniards & Peruvians" engraved by W.Greatbach after a picture by H.P.Briggs, published in the Art Journal, 1851. Steel engraved antique print with recent hand colour. Good condition, on heavy-weight paper. Size 24.5 x 21 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7200

 
Cardinal Wolsey entering Leicester Abbey, 1845

Cardinal Wolsey entering Leicester Abbey, 1845.
"Cardinal Wolsey" (entering Leicester Abbey, 1530) engraved by A.H.Payne after a picture by R.Westall, published in Payne's Universum ..., 1845. Steel engraved antique print, good condition. Size 12 x 18.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H6871

 



Anglo-Saxon ships, 1842

Anglo-Saxon ships, 1842.
"Vaisseaux Anglo-Saxons" steel engraved antique print with recent hand colour. Published in a volume of L'Univers ..., Paris, 1842. Good condition. Size 14.5 x 10.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H6467

 
First Reading of the English Bible, 1845

First Reading of the English Bible, 1845.
"The First Reading of the English Bible" engraved by A.H.Payne after a picture by L.Hicks, published in Payne's Universum ..., 1845. Steel engraved antique print, with recent hand colour, good condition. Size 17 x 14 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H6243

 
Saxon Chief, 1842

Saxon Chief, 1842.
"Chef Saxon" steel engraved antique print, published in a volume of L'Univers, Paris, 1842. Slight age browning, otherwise good condition. Size 10 x 16 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H6177

 



Italy, news of the relief of Florence in 1496, 1884

Italy, news of the relief of Florence in 1496, 1884.
"How they brought the Good News" (news of Relief of Florence in 1496) engraved by F.Joubert after a picture by F.W.W.Topham, published in The Art Journal, 1884. Steel engraved antique print with recent hand colouring. Good condition. Size 25 x 20 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H5617

 
Signing of the Magna Carta by King John, 1850

Signing of the Magna Carta by King John, 1850.
"Signing of Magna Charta by King John" (Magna Carta, June 15th, 1215), steel engraving published in Barclay's Dictionary, about 1850. Steel engraved antique print, good condition. Size 15.5 x 23 cms including decorative border, plus margins. Ref H5358

 
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 with recent hand colour, good condition with full plate mark. Size 23 x 14.5 cms to plate mark, plus margins. Ref H3151

 



Copy of the Warrant for the Execution of Charles I, published 1781

Copy of the Warrant for the Execution of Charles I, published 1781.
"A Copy of the Warrant signed for the Death of Charles I" engraved by Bowen and published by W.Russel in A New and Authentic History of England, London, 1781. Copper engraved print, two (flattened) folds as published. Size 40 x 22 cms plus margins. Ref H2950

 
The Two Princes in the Tower, after Millais, 1884

The Two Princes in the Tower, after Millais, 1884.
"The Princes in the Tower" (Edward V of England and Richard of Shrewsbury, supposedly murdered on orders of Richard III) engraved by Lumb Stocks after a painting by J.E.Millais, published in the Art Journal, 1884. Steel engraving, good condition. Size 16 x 28 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H2935

 
Henry III of France and the Dutch Envoys, after Staniland, 1884

Henry III of France and the Dutch Envoys, after Staniland, 1884.
"Henry III of France and the Dutch Envoys" (16th century) engraved by T.Sherratt after a painting by Charles Joseph Staniland, published in the Art Journal, 1884. Steel engraving, good condition. Size 28 x 18 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H2934

 



Hannibal Crossing the Alps, after Turner, 1863

Hannibal Crossing the Alps, after Turner, 1863.
"Hannibal Crossing the Alps" engraved by J.Cousen after a picture by J.M.W.Turner, published in The Art Journal, 1863. Steel engraved antique print. Ragged margins and light crease to lower left. Size 24.5 x 18 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H2932

 
Cromwell dismissing the Long Parliament (in 1648), 1863

Cromwell dismissing the Long Parliament (in 1648), 1863.
"Cromwell dismissing the Long Parliament" published in The Art Journal, 1863. Wood engraved antique print with recent hand colour, Set in a page of text, with text on the verso, good condition. Size 16.5 x 12.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H2917

 
Orphan House at Zell in Hanover set on fire (in 1767), 1781

Orphan House at Zell in Hanover set on fire (in 1767), 1781.
"The Orphan House at Zell in Hanover set on fire by Order of the Duke de Richlieu" (in 1767) engraved by Taylor after a picture by Wale, published in Russel's New and Authentic History of England ..., 1781. Copper engraved print, slight age browning and soiling. Size 15.5 x 28 cms including title, plus margins with full plate mark. Ref H2711

 
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