- Museum number
Object: Henry V
Series: Kings and Queens of England
Recto: a portrait bust simulating a statue in a niche, of Henry IV wearing a shawl over his head; cut from the fourth plate of a series of ten, each of four royal portraits. 1731
Verso: Henry, Duke of Hereford on the right stooping to pick up the glove which Thomas Mowbray has thrown down in challenge, with courtiers behind each and Richard II on his throne between them.
- Production date
Height: 181 millimetres (sheet of mezzotint)
Height: 145 millimetres (sheet of wood-engrving)
Width: 126 millimetres (sheet of mezzotint)
Width: 112 millimetres (sheet of wood-engraving)
- Curator's comments
- See 1902,1011.1367 for a complete impression of the mezzotint.
It is unknown who produced the wood-engraving, which appears to be a book-illustration; see 1902,1011.1375 for a mezzotint on the same sheet as several small wood-engravings by Smith and Collyer, which may be related.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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