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Creator:
Print made by Anker Smith, 1759–1819, British
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Published by Nuttall, Fisher & Dixon, active 1818, British
Title:

Attempt to Assassinate Prince Edward in Palestine

Part Of:

Collective Title: Illustrations from Camden's 'The imperial history of England'

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 8 7/8 inches (35.6 × 22.5 cm), Plate: 11 7/8 × 7 1/2 inches (30.2 × 19.1 cm), and Image: 10 5/8 × 6 3/8 inches (27 × 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Whitlocke | facs p. 90 | 316"

Lettered within image, lower center: "Attempt to Assassinate Prince Edward | In Palestine"; below image, lower left: "Drawn by Smirke,"; lower right: "Engraved by A. Smith."; below, center: "Published by Nuttall, Fisher & Dixon, Liverpool. May, 1816."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Wilson, YCBA Docent
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.26.10
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
assassination | bed (furniture) | frame (furnishing) | historical subject | prince
Associated Places:
Palestine
Associated People:
Edward I (1239–1307), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70553
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