The Earl of Essex's first interview with Queen Elizabeth, after his return from Ireland.
London Publish'd June 17th 1791 by J.R. Smith, King Street, Covent Garden.
Mezzotint. 585 x 660mm (23 x 26"). Large margins. Very small hole and slight surface abrasion in title area.
Robert Devereux (1565-1601), Earl of Essex and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, kneeling before Elizabeth I, having returned from Ireland unbidden. He surprised the queen by presented himself in her bedchamber one morning at Nonsuch Palace.
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