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Engraving - The Arch's of Triumph

The Arch's of Triumph

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (Published)

  • Date:

    1604 (First published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Harrison, Stephen (Designer)
    Harrison, Stephen (Publisher)
    Kip, William (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 143

Physical description


Place of Origin

London (Published)


1604 (First published)


Harrison, Stephen (Designer)
Harrison, Stephen (Publisher)
Kip, William (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 358 mm sheet, Width: 257 mm sheet, Height: 313 mm platemark, Width: 230 mm platemark

Object history note

According to Nichols, in 1831, there were other impressions in the Bodleian, Pepysian, the Society of Antiquaries, at Chatsworth and in the collection of 'the late John Dent esq.'.

Descriptive line

Stephen Harrison (after), 1 of 8 plates, including title plate, from the set of 8 entitled 'The Arch's [sic] of Triumph' depicting the series of temporary arches erected in London on the 15th of March 1604, in honour of James I's ceremonial entrance and passage through the city to Parliament. Engraved by William Kip. London, 1604.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Nichols, J.G., London pageants: I. Accounts of sixty royal processions and entertainments in the city of London, London: J.B. Nichols & Son, 1831, p. 64.

Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 2978.
Hind, A. M., Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 3 vols, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1952-1964, pp. 17-34 & 210-211.


Printing ink




Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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