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Charles, Prince of Wales

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1643 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dalen, Cornelis van I the elder (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 8

Physical description

Print, portrait of a boy, half-length, facing half right, within an oval boirder with letters.

Place of Origin

England (published)


1643 (published)


Dalen, Cornelis van I the elder (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Flourish brave Prince…thy Fame.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc., 2 lines of Latin verse and 2 lines of English verse

With the mark of the collection of the William Salt Library, Stafford (Lugt 2259a)

Object history note

This print was published as the frontispiece to Sir Richard Baker’s Chronicle of Kings of England, 1643.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Charles when Prince of Wales, engraving by Cornelis van Dalen, 1643.

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

Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.
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

King; Boy; Prince


Prints; Portraits; Royalty; Children & Childhood


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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