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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:
Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron
Date:
undated
Medium:
Line and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 × 4 13/16 inches (16.2 × 12.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Vol.3 P.120"

Lettered, center left: "PLUS GLADIUS.QUAM SCEPTRA VALENT."; lettered, center right: "TOMAS FAIRFAX. ANAGRAMMA.FAX ERIT FAMOSA."; lettered, lower center: " plus gladius quam Sceptra valet FAIRFAXIUS exlex | Dicit; et in Regem Saevit, et in proceres. | Quid mirum FERRI FAX est si civibus ignes, | Fulm en, et exilium, mox sine lege ferat."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9914
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25576
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