Iames Francis Edward Prince of Wales & Prince and Steward of Scotl:
Copper engraving, sheet 345 x 275mm. 13½ x 10¾". Trimmed to plate. Laid down at two corners.
Bust portrait of James Francis Edward Stuart, 'The Old Pretender' (1688 – 1766), son of the deposed James II; as a child, Prince of Wales's feathers below, the title lettered to oval frame. As James III of England and Ireland and James VIII of Scotland, he claimed the English, Scottish and Irish thrones from the death of his father in 1701, when he was proclaimed king of England, Scotland and Ireland by his cousin Louis XIV of France. Following his death in 1766 he was succeeded by his son Charles Edward Stuart in the Jacobite Succession. After Nicolas de Largillière (1656 - 1746).
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