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PRINT

Title

The Life of William III

Object Name

Engraving

Maker

Romeyn de Hooghe (Primary maker)
Romeyn de Hooghe (maker)

Date Made

17th century
17th century

Place Made

Netherlands: Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Description

Mounted Williamite print showing the birth of William III on the 14th November 1650. The baby is being presented to his mother who lies in a bed draped in black in mourning for his father who died a week previously from smallpox. The print is bound in a book containing 95 engravings depicting the life of William III.

Materials

paper

Place Collected


Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.709.2

Copyright

National Museums NI