King Henry the Eigth [sic] & Anna Bullen

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King Henry VIII leads Anne Boleyn towards the throne. A melancholy Cardinal Wolsey leans his head in his hand as he glances sideways toward the couple. In the background Katherine of Aragon sitting in another throne and turns away from the couple to converse with Anne’s former lover, Lord Percy. A young page carries the train of Anne’s dress as she enters the palace.

  • PrintmakerHogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
  • TitleKing Henry the Eigth [sic] & Anna Bullen [graphic] / design’d & engrav’d by Wm. Hogarth.
  • Edition[State 5].
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for Robert Wilkinson, Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard & R. Sayer, in Fleet Street, [circa 1790]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

Acquired October 2014

The female orators

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This title is associated with the print The female orators

  • Author: Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701.
  • Uniform Title: [Femmes illustres. English]
  • Title: The female orators, or, The courage and constancy of divers famous women, set forth in their undaunted defences and noble resolutions, in preservation of their virtue and liberty. Worthy the perusal and imitation of the fair sex / English’d from the French edition of Monsieur de Scudery.
  • Published: London : Printed for J. Bedford at the Crown, in St. Paul’s Church Yard; and C. Sympson, in Stonecutter Street, Fleet Market, MDCCLXVIII [1768]

Catalog Record

51 Sc436

Acquired August 2013