William, Earl of Craven
- Engraving on slightly textured, medium, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 12 1/4 x 7 15/16in. (31.1 x 20.2cm), Plate: 9 1/8 × 7 inches (23.2 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (19.1 × 15.9 cm)
Lettered, lower center: "WILLIAM EARL OF CRAVEN | From a Picture in Craven Buildings Drury Lane. This Nobleman was | Son of Sir Wm. Craven Lord Mayor of London; gained great repuation as a Soldier under Henry | Prince of Orange & Gustavis Adolphus King of Sweden, & took the strong fortress of Curlznack in | Germany by storm, which is one of the most extraoridnary actions recorded in the history of the Great | Gustavius, who Knighted him as he lay wounded before the said fortress"; lower right: "Granger Vol. 3 p. 210 Pennant"; lower center: "Pubd. April 2 1791 by N. Smith No 18 Gt Mays Buildings"; lettered inside image, center: "WC", "WC"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject
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unknown artist, eighteenth century, William, Earl of Craven, 1791
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