Engraving. Platemark: 230 x 300mm (9 x 11¾"). Very large margins. Crease as normal.
The execution of Charles I (1600-1649) at Whitehall, January 30th 1649, which took place in front of the Banqueting House, with the head of Charles held up to the crowd below. Coats of arms are either side of the title above. An illustration to 'Theatrum Europaeum', a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738.
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