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Print - William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1636-1637 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cecill, Thomas (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing half right.

Place of Origin

England (published)


1636-1637 (published)


Cecill, Thomas (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Cor Unum Via Una T. Cecill sculp:'
Lettered with biographical details and


Height: 11.1 cm cut, Width: 6.4 cm cut

Object history note

This print was published as the frontispiece to Cecil's Precepts or directions, 1636 and 1637.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, engraving by Thomas Cecill, 1636-1637.

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.
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



Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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