[Germany] The true Effigies of the Most Illustrious Princess Anna Sophia of Hanoverdeclared by a late Act of Parliament for settling the Succession in ye Protestant line to succeed to the Crown of England after Her Ma.tie Queen Ann and Her Royal Issue. Done from ye Original brought from Hanover by ye R.t Hon.ble Tho: L.d Raby and dedicated to his Lordshirep by his most humble Servant I.B.
Cum Privilegio. Sold by John Bowles opposite to Stocks Mark:t & at Mercers Hall Cheapside. [n.d., c.1725.]
Mezzotint with large margins. Sheet 350 x 260mm (13¾ x 10¼").
Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover (1630-1714). As a granddaughter of James I she was declared heiress presumptive to Queen Anne by the Act of Settlement 1701. However she died just two months before Anne, so her son became George I. Although Simon has signed the plate he only made alterations to the plate by Faithorne.
CS 38, state iii of iii. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Not in Fagan.
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