Frontis Allegory Gods Britannia Pallas Athena Hercules Armada 1801 antique printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
BRITANNIA, seated on a Throne under a Palm Tree, treading on the Banner of FRANCE,.
with the Cap of Liberty elevated on her Lance, attended by PALLAS the Goddess of Wisdom, Arts, & War.
& HERCULES the God of Strength, On the Drapery TIME unveils the Destruction of the SPANISH ARMADA,.
which HISTORY in the Fore-ground is recording.
(Allegorical Gods, History, World, Hercules, Seas,title page- frontis illustration, war, arts).
Issued London, 1801.
Fine and uncommon early 19th century engraved frontis print, found here with lovely hand color.
A superior visual example, scarce/ rare thus.
Beautiful clean example, delightful engraved allegorical print.
Sheet measures c. 7 1/2" W x 10" H.
Printed area measures c. 6" W x 7 3/4" H.