The Kings Declaration to his Gentry & Army Septembr 1642.
Etching on laid paper, printed on 18th century watermarked paper; 390 x 455mm. 15¼ x 18". Vertical centrefold as normal. Some small filled holes; one tear into edge of plate lower left. Damaged.
Charles I delivering a speech on the march to Shrewsbury during the English Civil War; the king on horseback at centre, holding a paper, with troops surrounding. The town in the distance at right, a tree behind to left and two men in the right foreground talking and gesturing towards the king. After Peter Tillemans (1684 - 1734); a copy in reverse of the engraving by van der Gucht in the BM.
See BM 1872,0113.817.
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