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Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burghers, Michael (engraver)
    Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing half right, within a plain oval border, on a plinth with Mace, Purse and heraldic achievement.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


late 17th century (printed)


Burghers, Michael (engraver)
Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Ano. Doni 1667 / P. Lely pinx M Burg sculp.'
Lettered with name of sitter and


Height: 34.3 cm, Width: 23.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, engraving by Michael Burghers after Peter Lely, late 17th century.

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

Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.



Subjects depicted

Mace; Chancellor; Coat of arms; Historian


Portraits; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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