Queen Mary, reviewing the Militia of London and Westminster, in Hyde-Park, A.D. 1692.Acta Historica Reginarum Angliae. Plate XI. Engraved from the Original Drawing, of the same dimensions in the Possession of Mr. V. Green. To Her Royal Highness Frederica, Sophia, Wilhelmina, Princess of Orange, This plate is (by Permission) Most Humbly Dedicated By Her Royal Highnesses Most Devoted and Obedient humble servant Valentine Green.
Publish'd October 18th 1791 by V. & R. Green No. 29 Newman Street, Oxford Street, London.
Fine mezzotint, rare, platemark 490 x 625mm (19¼ x 24½"). Creasing; large margins, uncut.
Mary II surveying troops in Hyde Park. The main event of 1692 was the War of the Grand Alliance between the allied forces of England and the Dutch Republic, and the French. Plate eleven of 'Acta Historicae Reginarum Angliae' by the celebrated mezzotinter Valentine Green (1739-183) from drawings by his former student Johann Gerhard Huck (c.1759-1811), with parallel text in French.
Whitman: 258 II of II; CS: 153.11. Ex Collection of Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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