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1998.1335 (RS24029)

Description

Engraving depicting the presentation of the Magna Carta to the people. Scene depicts a Renaissance Cathedral where in 1215 King John was forced to sign a bill of rights for the people. Mounted in a 3 in. gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Devis, A. W. (Painter)
Bowyer, Robert (Publisher)
Parkes, Mary (Publisher)
Murray, John George (Engraver)
Date
1833
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Painted by A.W. Devis Published 1st July 1833 by Robt. Bowyer & M. Parkes, 22 Golden Square, London. & M.M. Rittner et Goupel, Boulevard Montmatre, Paris Depose Engraved by J.G. Murray."" ""To his Majesty King William the Fourth, this Engraving Commemorative of Magna Carta, ie., with his gracious permission. most respectfully dedicated, by his truly obliged subject and servant, Robert Bowyer""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORICAL
prints (visual works)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
34.5 x 45.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1335
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18688

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