To his Majesty King William the Fourth, this Engraving commemorative of Magna Charta, is, with his gracious permission, most respectfully dedicated, by his truly obliged Subject & Servant, Robert Bowyer.
Published 1st July 1833, by Rob.t Bowyer, & M. Parkes, 22, Golden Square, London, & M.M. Pittner et Goupel, Boulevard, Montmatre, Paris, Deposé.
Scarce mezzotint. Selected by Parkes with blind stamp; Sheet size: 650 x 905mm (25˝ x 35˝"). Trimmed inside plate. Repaired tear to left middle.
An interior scene within a Renaissance cathedral depicting the presentation of the Magna Carta to the people. In 1215 King John was forced to sign a bill of rights at Runnymede, near Windsor,
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