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PRINT

Title

The Life of William III

Object Name

Engraving

Maker

Adr. Schoonbeck (Primary maker)
Adr. Schoonbeck (maker)

Date Made

17th century
17th century

Place Made

Netherlands: Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Description

Full page Williamite Print depicting the public execution of the Duke of Monmouth in London on the 25th July 1685. The print shows a stripped man bleeding on the block, while another man kneels in entreaty behind. Beside him stands the executioner with his axe and in the background is the Tower of London, its battlements lined with armed men. The print is bound in a book containing 95 engravings depicting the life of William III.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.709.21

Copyright

National Museums NI