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Creator:
Camden, William, 1551-1623, ill.
Title:
The funeral procession of Queen Elizabeth / from a drawing of the time supposed to be by the hand of William Camden, then Clarencieux King at Arms in the posession of John Wilmot, Esq., F.A.S., who found it among the papers of his wife's grandfather, Peter Sainthill, Esq., and has since presented it to the British Museum
Published/Created:
[London : Society of Antiquaries, Apr. 23d., 1791]
Physical Description:
8 p., [7] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 x 40 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2010 3 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2010 3 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. & Mrs. John E. Hankins
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title from first line of text (p. 1)
Engraved by James Basire.
The illustrations are "From Society of Antiquaries' Vetusta monumenta, vol. 3, plates XVIII-XXIV."--Folger.
"Vetusta monumenta" was first published in London in 1747
Text on p. 1-[8] is from the appendix of Richard Niccols' Expicedium [i.e. Epicedium], a funeral oration, upon the death of the late deceased princesse of famous memorye, Queen of England, France and Ireland, London : Printed [by Edward Allde] for E. VVhite, 1603
At bottom of each plate: Sumptibus Soc. Antiquar. Londini. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Apr. 23d, 1791.
Signatures: A-B²
At head of title: Volume III. Plates XVIII. XIX. XX. XXI. XXII. XXIII. XXIV.
Folger. Printed books, v.4, p. 329
BAC: British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Printed on laid paper. Bound in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked. Copy 2 imperfect: letterpress and boards wanting. Printed on wove paper.
Subject Terms:
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Death and burial -- Early works to 1800.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1791.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Basire, James, 1730-1802, engraver.
Niccols, Richard, 1584-1616. Epicedium.
Society of Antiquaries of London. Vetusta monumenta.
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