Britannia seated under an oak

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  • Printmaker: Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, printmaker.
  • Title: Britannia seated under an oak, amidst the symbols of war, agriculture & the polite arts, receives from the hand of Minerva the original proposals for the institution of the Westminster New Lying-in Hospital [graphic] : by her side stands Charity, who expatiates on the utility of the design & points at a perspective elevation of the hospital; Pendant on the oak is a Tuscan sheild with the arms of Earl Percy who generously patroniz’d the first undertaking, & at the top are placed the arms of the City of Westminster / S. Wale del. ; C. Grignion sc.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [not before 1767]

Catalog Record

File 646 767 G857

Acquired June 2019

 

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