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The tapestry hangings of the House of lords; representing the several engagements between the English and Spanish fleets, in the ever memorable year MDLXXXVIII, with the portraits of the lord high-admiral, and the other noble commanders, taken from the...

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Names
Morant, Philip (1700-1770) (Author)
Pine, John (1690-1756) (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1739
Place: London
Publisher: Sold by J. Pine
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM++ P649t (Pine, J. Tapestry hangings of the House of lords)
Topics
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords
Tapestries -- England -- London
Great Britain -- History -- 1588
Genres
Prints
Maps
Notes
Content: Two double maps "engraved and published by J. Pine, March 25, 1740," inserted.
Content: "An account of the Spanish invasion in the year MDLXXXVIII," by Philip Morant, p. 1-23.
Content: The plates engraved after drawings by C. Lempriere, the maps after H. Gravelot.
Statement of responsibility: by John Pine, engraver.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 3 p. l., 23, [1] p. X double pl., maps (3 double) 55 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14005319
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 66be6e30-c607-012f-6f64-58d385a7bc34
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x The tapestry hangings of the House of lords; representing the several engagements between the English and Spanish fleets, in the ever memorable year MDLXXXVIII, with the portraits of the lord high-admiral, and the other noble commanders, taken from the life. To which are added, from a book entitled, Expeditionis hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio, A.D. 1588, done, as is supposed, for the said tapestry to be work'd after, ten charts of the sea-coasts of England, and a general one of England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Holland, &c. shewing the places of action between the two fleets; ornamented with medals struck upon that occasion, and other suitars. ble devices. Also an historical account of each day's action, collected from the most authentic manuscripts and writers
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