Printed for E. Backwell & H. Parker, opposite Birchin Lane in Cornhill. [n.d., c.1759.]
Mezzotint with large margins, fine. 260 x 200mm (10╝ x 8").
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), from a miniature by Isaac Oliver. The plate was originally engraved by John Faber Snr c.1714 for his series 'The Reformers'; this example has been reworked by Richard Houston, who has added his signature, and probably used to illustrated Rolt's 'Lives of the Reformers', 1759.
CS: Faber 58. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 34153] £180.00