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Print - 'The history of the coronation of the Most High, Most Mighty, and Most Excellent Monarch, James II, by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. And of his royal consort, Queen Mary
  • 'The history of the coronation of the Most High, Most Mighty, and Most Excellent Monarch, James II, by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. And of his royal consort, Queen Mary
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'The history of the coronation of the Most High, Most Mighty, and Most Excellent Monarch, James II, by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. And of his royal consort, Queen Mary

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)
    Moore, Samuel (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr James Laver CBE

  • Museum number:

    E.825-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case O, shelf 5, box C

Physical description

Print showing the interior of Westminster Hall and a grand coronation banquet. On either side of the hall, lined with guests, are tables and platforms. At the centre is a procession with three figures on horseback. Seated at the far end of the hall are the king and queen.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (engraver)
Moore, Samuel (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm, Width: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print showing the coronation banquet of king James II in Westminster Hall. Engraving, a copy after Samuel Moore.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

This print is a copy by an unknown engraver after Samuel Moore's original engraving.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

King; Coronation; Procession; Queen; Banquet

Categories

Prints; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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