Village of Charing - with the Old Cross. Puzele portrait of Wdaedr-Teh-Roencfsos.My First's a name borne by six English kings, Also by a prince of whom England sings; My Next, part of a place where all delight To see actors, in play, raxt, rave and flght; My Third's one of a body in holy orders, And in monastic houses are free boarders; My Whole's a prince, in memory of his wife, Built a cross-and was cross the rest of his life.
Wood engraving. Image 90 x 64mm. 3½ x 2½". Cut and stuck of separate sheet.
19th century puzzle print of Edward the Confessor. The may-pole in the village of Charing, today Charing Cross, the Eleanor Cross is depicted to the right.
[Ref: 16595] £60.00