Herb Strewing at the 1793 Coronation Procession of King James II



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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 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).

circa 1685(1685).


copper engraving, laid on to old album paper.


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

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


"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."


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