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Creator:
Print made by Anker Smith, 1759–1819, British
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Published by J. Stratford, active 1792–1813, British
Title:

Edward V. and The Duke of York, Smothered in the Tower

Part Of:

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

Date:
1810
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 3/4 × 7 5/8 inches (29.8 × 19.4 cm), and Image: 10 1/8 × 6 1/8 inches (25.7 × 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Whitlocke | facs p. 168 | 574"

Lettered within image, lower center: "Edward V. And The Duke Of York | Smothered in the Tower."; lower center: "Drawn by Smirke, Engraved by Anker Smith, & Published by J. Stratford, 112, Holborn Hill, August 25, 1810."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Wilson, YCBA Docent
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.26.14
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed (furniture) | frame (furnishing) | historical subject | torch | tower (single built work)
Associated People:
Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, 1st Duke of Norfolk, 1st Earl of Norfolk, Earl Marshal
Edward V (1470–1483), king of England and lord of Ireland
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70557
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