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Creator:
Print made by William Bromley, 1769–1842, British
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Published by J. Stratford, active 1792–1813, British
Title:

Cardinal Wolsey Receiving a Letter Sent by Henry VIII

Part Of:

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

Date:
1811
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 8 7/8 inches (35.6 × 22.5 cm), Plate: 11 3/8 × 7 7/8 inches (28.9 × 20 cm), and Image: 10 × 6 7/8 inches (25.4 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Whitlocke.- | facs page 208"

Lettered within image, lower center: "Cardinal Wolsey Receiving A Letter | Sent By Heaven"; below image, lower left: "R. Smirke delin."; center: "Published June 29. 1811, by J.Stratford, 112 Holborn Hill.; right: "W. Bromley sc."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Wilson, YCBA Docent
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.26.13
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
frame (furnishing) | historical subject | horses (animals) | letter
Associated People:
Wolsey, Thomas (1470/71–1530), royal minister, archbishop of York, and cardinal
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70556
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