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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 a scene from the education of William III. The Prince is seated at a table making calculations with a set of dividers while a group of men look on. At his shoulder a blackamoor stands bearing a bound volume. He is in conversation with a youth sitting on the floor in front of a large rocking horse. 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.W2012.709.4

Copyright

National Museums NI