Prince Edmund, surnam'd Ironside and Algitha. Prince Edmund, surnomme Bras de Fer et Algithe.
London Pub, Novr. 5. 1786, by Jas. Birchall, No. 473, Strand.
Stipple and etching, published state, sheet 335 x 400mm. 13¼ x 15¾". Trimmed to plate.
Prince Edmund, later to be King Edmund Ironside (c. 988) approaching the entrance of a castle, greeting Algitha, who he married in 1015; she kneels in front of him, her arms outstretched with a welcoming gesture. Behind her, two nuns; on the right, a groom attending to two horses. After William Hamilton (1751 - 1801).
From the Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 18279] £250.00