A View of Hampton Court as finished by K. Henry VIII.Hampton Court, a Royal Palace built by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, enlarged, finished, and erected into an Honor by King Henry VIII.th Alluit Hamptoniam celebrem quae laxior urbis Montitur formam spatus; hanc condidit aulam. *Tamesis scilicet. Purpureus pater ille gravis, gravis ille sacerdos Wolsaeus, fortuna favos cui felle repletos. Sumptibus Societatus Antiquar Londin. Obtulit, heu tandem fortunae dona dolores. Tamae et Isis Connubium. Vol. II. Plate XXVII.
Etching and engraving. On watermarked papaer. Platemark: 375 x 660mm (14¾ x 26"). Very large margins. Creases. Repaired tears in margins.
A panoramic view depicting the reconstruction of the facade of the palace at Hampton Court in the 1540s, under the instruction of King Henry VIII.
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