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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:

Magna Charta Presented to King John

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 3/4 × 7 5/8 inches (29.8 × 19.4 cm), and Image: 9 3/4 × 6 5/8 inches (24.8 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Whitlocke | facs pages 70 | 252"

Lettered within image, lower center: "Magna Charta Presented To | King John."; below image, lower left: "R. Smirke del."; lower center: "Published by J. Stratford 112 Holborn Hill. July 27. 1811."; lower right: "A. Smith fculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Wilson, YCBA Docent
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.26.16
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
frame (furnishing) | historical subject | king (person) | soldiers
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70559
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