The Battle of the Boyne, July 1st, 1690.
Wyke [Wyck] Pinxt.
|Main Creator:||Kitchin, Thomas, fl. 1770 engraver.|
William III, King of England, on horse, full face, turned to left, with his men around him. In the distance, the Battle of the Boyne is taking place. Attributed to Thomas Kitchin, (1718-1784?), after an original painting by John Wyke, (ca. 1640-1702). Key printed l.r. within plate mark with numbers refering to the names of those depicted in the mezzotint: a. Bellnomber Hill where K. William was wounded ; b. The Ford where D. Schonburgh was kill'd crossing the water; c. Old Bridge Pass, where battle was fought; d. K. James's [King James'] Battery; e. Dunmore Church where K. James was during ye. battle; f. K. James's [sic] Camp; g. Drogheda; h. The River Boyne. Printed lower left on image: From the Original in the Collection of the Earl of Leicester. Printed lower right within plate mark: Printed for T. Kitchin at No. 39 Holborn Hill, London.
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London : T. Kitchin, No. 39 Holborn Hill, [n.d., between ca. 1728 and 1784].
Formerly held at NLI Call No. PD HP (1690) 3.
Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint : image 44.2 x 70 cm., within plate mark 45.4 x 70.2 cm., on sheet 46.9 x 72.8 cm.
Attributed to Thomas Kitchin, (1718-1784?), after an original painting by John Wyke [born in Haarlem and known there as Jan Wyck]; he resided in and built a career for himself in England from c.1674.