The Battle of the Boyne
James II seized by the mob as a fugitive Jesuit on the Isle of Sheppy /
Painted by B. West R.A. ; Engraved by J. Rogers.
|Main Creator:||Rogers, J., engraver|
William III, King of England, (1650-1702), about to cross the Boyne on his white horse, leading the way with his sword. The men of James II's army flee before him. Wounded man in the foreground is carried away by his men. James II is attacked by a mob on the Isle of Sheppy in the image below.
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[London] : The London Printing & Publishing Company ; [n.d., ca. 1854?].
Two copies of this item are held in the Pritns and Drawings Collection - PD B9 was formerly held at PD HP (1690) 15 (A), while PD B9a was formerly held at PD HP (1690) 15 (B). Inscribed on the verso of PD B9a in manuscript hand in pencil is "Presented from the President's Collection [Dr. Douglas Hyde] June 14, 1944"
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 11.2 x 14.8 cm., sheet 17.8 x 26.5 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. no.: 22552 and 22548.
Attributed to J. Rogers, after a painting by Benjamin West, (1738-1820).
Donation by Douglas Hyde to the NLI June 14, 1944 of the duplicate copy held at PD B9a.