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Lady Jane Grey is blindfolded and led to the execution block where the executioner waits, axe in hand. Line engraving by P. Mercury after H. Delaroche.

Delaroche, Paul, 1797-1856.

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Lady Jane Grey, also called (from 1553) Lady Jane Dudley (1537-1554), titular queen of England, for nine days in 1553. At the age of 15 she allowed herself to be put on the throne; she was subsequently executed by order of Mary Tudor

Lettering

Jane Gray. Tiré de la Galerie du Prince Anatole Demidoff. Peint par Paul De la Roche. Gravé par P. Mercury

Publication/Creation

Paris : Goupil & Cie.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with etching ; image 28.8 x 35 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43439i

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  • French

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