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King Edward V; above, a harpy holding a crown above his head; below, two lambs. Etching by J. Hulett, 17--, after G. Vertue, 1732.

  • Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Date
1700-1799
Reference
570203i
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Description

The harpy may represent the jealousy of Richard Duke of Gloucester, and the sheep or lambs the two princes imprisoned by him in the Tower of London, Edward V and his brother Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York

Publication/Creation

1700-1799

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 27.8 x 17.8 cm

Lettering

Edward V king of England, France &c. ; Hulett sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 570203i

Languages

  • English


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