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Original 1876 11 3/4 inch x 8 3/4 inch Steel Engraving titled WILLIAM 1ST RECEIVING THE CROWN OF ENGLAND

William the Conqueror offered crown by kneeling youth in presence of 2 bishops.

Engraved by John Rogers (active 1810s – 1830s)

After Benjamin West (1738 – 1820). History painter. Born in Pennsylvania he went to Rome in 1760 and spent three years copying masterpieces by Titian, Raphael and others before arriving in London in 1763, where he remained, becoming President of the Royal Academy.

Beneath the main image is a smaller engraving titled Dooms Day book presented to William 1st

From ‘The Royal History of England from the Earliest Period to the Present Time’ by Henry Tyrrell, W.C. Staffordf and John Sherer, Published in 1876 by J.G. Murdoch, 41, Castle Street, Holborn, London.

Image size 5 3/4 inch x 4 3/8 inch

The engraving is in very good condition with minor warping. Reverse side blank.

Availability: 1 in stock