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The Genius of Brittain, appointing Sir Francis Burdett, Reverse Print On Glass
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
English, early 19th century. A reverse print on glass depicting the Genius of Brittain handing a scrolled parchment to Sir Francis Burdett, the parchment labeled Magna Charta / Bill of Rights / Reform in Parliament. Inscribed 118 / The Genius of Brittain, appointing Sir Francis Burdett, to protect the Rights of Englishmen. and Publish'd May 22nd. 1810. by W.B. Walker. 4, Fox & Knot Court, Cow Lane, London., presented in its original frame, frame verso labeled P.D. Torre & Co. / Carvers, Gilders & Looking Glass / Manufacturers, Picture Frame Makers & Plate Glass Merchants, 81 Leith Street, Edinburgh / Thermometers / and Optical Glasses / Repaired / Glasses Ground / Polished & Silvered / Paintings Cleaned & c.; 10 x 14 in. (sight).

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Wear and gesso chips to frame.
Sold: $390.00
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