Usher [sic] Archbishop of Armagh
Petrus Lely Eques Pinxit. ; G. Verture Sculp. 1738.
|Main Creator:||Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.|
James Ussher, D.D., Archbishop of Armagh; (1581-1656): Head and shoulders, directed and looking to right, in black skull cap, from under which hair shows, ruff and black gown, slight beard and moustache; oval frame with emblems, books, scrolls, etc., and figures of ladies teaching letters to a child in rectangular frame.
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One of three impressions. For details of the other impressions see EP USSH-JA (1) II and EP USSH-JA (1B) III
Plate to Birch's "Heads" 1747
Printed below image: 'In the possession of General Tyrrel at Shotover in Oxfordshire.' General Tyrrel was descended from Sir Timothy Tyrrel, who married Ussher's only daughter.
Physical description: 1 print : line; image on sheet 23.6 x 19.4 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : Stationery Office, , p. 207
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