- Museum number
- Series: Birch's Heads
Portrait of Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham, bust directed to left but looking at the viewer, wearing a skull-cap and the collar of the Order of the Garter; in an architectural oval; a cartouche below showing a sea battle; two prows of ships protruding from a column at left; a mythical sea creature holding a trident in lower left; state before publisher's address; after Federico Zucchero. 1739
- Production date
Height: 368 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 223 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For comment on the series see also 1844,0511.13. For an impression of the same state see 1948,0315.3.58, Ll,7.1.26 and 1868,0822.6665. For an impression of the published state see G,3.224.
After a painting by Daniel Mytens the Elder, now lost; a version made in his studio, dated circa 1620, is in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, inv.no.BHC2786. This plate was engraved in Amsterdam.
A separate sheet pasted on verso, with Thane's facsimile of the autograph of the Earl of Nottingham.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, Engraved by Mr Houbraken and by Mr Vertue (London, 1743-1752)
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: 1979,U.386