Coronation Procession of King James II 1793



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William Sherwin, Joseph Collins and others.

English: The Coronation Procession of King James II and Queen Mary of Modena.
English: A digital reproduction of the first three out of 19 sheets of a copper engraving of the coronation procession of James II of England and Queen Mary of Modena. The coronation took place at Westminster Abbey on 23 April 1685(1685-04-23). The first sheet appears to be in the centre, the second sheet at the top and the third sheet at the bottom.

circa 1685(1685).


copper engraving, laid on to old album paper.


Each sheet 225 × 495 mm (8.86 × 19.49 in).

Object history

Created by William Sherwin, Joseph Collins and others in London.


Centre sheet: "The Kings Herbwoman & her 6 Maids, wh Baskets of Sweet Herbs, strewing the way. / The Deans Beadle of Westmr. / The high Constable of Westminster. / A Fife. / + Drums. / The Drum Major."
Top sheet: "8 Trumpets. / The Kettle Drums. / 8 Trumpets. / The Sergeant Trumpet. / The Six Clerks in Chancery, in number 6."
Bottom sheet: "The Closet Keeper of the Chapell Royal. / The Kings Chaplains having Dignities, in number 14 (?). / Aldermen of London, in number 25 (?)."



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