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Richard Elton

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1650 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Droeshout, John (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.603-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 9

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, half-length, facing half right, wearing armour, within an oval border with letters and military trophies.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1650 (published)

Artist/maker

Droeshout, John (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'If Rome...Part/ WS Fecit John Droeshout Sculp Lon.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc., 8 lines of verse and

Dimensions

Height: 9.125 in cut, Width: 5.25 in cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Richard Elton, Govenor-General of Hull, engraved by John Droeshout, 1650.

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

O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Hind, Arthur Mayger. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. London: Cambridge University Press, 1952-5, 3 v.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Author; Officer; Armour; Trophies

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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