Alexander Nowell [facsimile signature.]
Engraved for the Encyclopaedia Londinensis 1819.
Stipple, large margins. Plate 159 x 114mm. 6¼ x 4½".
Alexander Nowell (c.1507-1602) the English Puritan theologian and clergyman, who served as dean of St. Paul's during much of Elizabeth I's reign. One of a number of stipple heads of Kings and Queens of similar format printed on quarto sheets, by Chapman, published by J. Wilkes, 1795-1810. They probably appeared as illustrations to the 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature ... Embellished by ... engravings. Compiled ... by John Wilkes'.
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