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Engraving of Frederick III, King of Prussia. Half-length portrait of a man, torso turned to left, face turned towards viewer. Wearing a short wig, tricorn hat and coat, insignia on chest. Inset with a rondel which rests on a neo-classical plinth. Ink on paper, original glass. Ebonized frame with gilt inner edge.
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Plinth inscribed: ""...printed for Jno. Bowles and Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill."" ""Pesne Pinxt./ R. Houston Fecit./ Price s1.6"".
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
Houston, Richard (Engraver)
Bowles, John (Publisher)
England; London, England; Cornhill, England
16.188 x 12.375 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler