The Death of Lady Jane Gray, A.D. 1554.To Her Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta Matillda, Princess Royal of Great Britain, This Plate is by permission, Most Humbly Dedicated by Her Royal Highness's most Devoted and Obedient Servant Valentine Green.
Published June 1, 1801, by the Sisters Charlotte & Lucy Haines, No.3 opposite the Paragon, Southwark.
Mezzotint, printed in colours. 490 x 620mm. Faint damp stain, a few small worm holes in title area.
A fine colour mezzotint of Lady Jane Gray on the way to her execution, a private beheading. From "Acta Historica Reginarum AngliŠ", a series of twelve plates engraved by Green after Huck, depicting scenes from the lives of English queens. Originally published in 1792 by Green.
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