Vera effigies Johannis Michelburn Armiger Gubernatoris Derriensis, A.D. 1689.
If valour crowned with victory may claim, / a lawful title to immortall [sic] fame. / No name will in our British Annals shine / more bright no glory be more hist ny [sic] thine.
John Michelborne, (1647-1721), Governor of Londonderry during the siege of 1689 ; head & shoulders to right, looking towards front, in wig and armour, cravat ; oval frame with title as inscription, with scroll above "Vita, Veritas, Victoria" and military ornaments on pedestal with coat of arms and four lines below.
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[London] : Sold by T. Bakewell, next ye Horn Tavern in Fleet Street, [between 1744 and 1759?].
In-house number: PA 1411.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 25.1 x 16 cm., sheet 26 x 16.5 cm., cropped within plate mark.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin 1937 : p. 134.
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