Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1807

GUSN

GUSN-5262

Description

Colored engraving of a Shakespearean scene; woman (Elgiva) being seized by three soldiers in center of print; a man (Dunsran) stands to their left; vaulted interior scene; Elgiva's crown lies on floor to right of center; wooden frame covered with gilt and gesso; spiral band on frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
coloring
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
drama
figure- and animal-derived motifs
soldiers
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Hand Colored
Drama
Soldier
PICTURE

Inscription

Drawn by the Revd. T. Streatfeild./Published and sold, April 1st 1807, by Edwd. Orme 59, Bond Street, London./Engraved by S.W. Reynolds./ELGIVA Queen of EDWY seized at the instigation of DUNSTAN.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Reynolds, S. W. (Engraver)
Streatfeild, T. (Delineator)
Orme, Edward (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19.125 x 22.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.625