Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1833

GUSN

GUSN-18688

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
commemoratives
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Commemorative
PICTURE, HISTORICAL

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Devis, A. W. (Painter)
Bowyer, Robert (Publisher)
Parkes, Mary (Publisher)
Murray, John George (Engraver)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

34.5 x 45.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1335