The Articles of the Union, Presented by the Commissioners, to Queen Anne. A.D. 1706.Acta Historica Reginarum Angliae. Plate XII. Engraved from the Original Drawing, of the same dimensions in the Possession of Mr. V. Green. To Her Most Excellent Majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain, &c. &c. &c. This Plate is, by Her Gracious permission Most Humbly Dedicated, by Her Majesty's Most Devoted and Dutiful Servant Valentine Green.
Publish'd August 1.st 1786 by V. & R. Green No. 29 Newman Street, Oxford Street, London.
Very fine and rare mezzotint, platemark 490 x 625mm (19¼ x 24½"). Uncut, large margins.
The presentation of the articles of union, which were approved by the commissioners in July 1706, and ratified by the English and Scottish parliaments the following year. Under the Act of Union, England and Scotland became the united realm known as Great Britain Plate twelve 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 259 II of II ; CS: 153.12. Ex Collection Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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