Catharine Of Arragon

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Catharine of Aragon (1485-1536), the first wife of Henry VIII and later wife to Arthur, Prince of Wales, is accompanied by a biographical treatise. Catharine also served as the first ambassador in European history when she was appointed ambassador to the Spanish court. The engraving is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18 1/4", W: 11 1/2"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0052
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Queen Anne Of Cleves

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Queen Anne of Cleves (1515-1557), the fourth wife of Henry VIII is accompanied by a biographical treatise. Anne's marriage to Henry VII was never consummated and was ultimately annulled. It is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18", W: 10 15/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0051
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Mary, Queen Of Scots

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587), is accompanied by a biographical treatise. It is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18 7/8", W: 11 1/4"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0050
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Fighting Sail

Date:
1978
Creator:
A.B.C. Whipple
Publisher/Studio:
Morristown, NJ: Time-Life Books

Overview of the age of fighting sail, with emphasis on Great Britain and the Napoleonic Wars.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
DA87.1.N4W55, LCCN: 78-52043
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum