Engraving from The History of England, by David
Hume and William Cooke Stafford. Published by
London Printing & Publishing c. 1868.
Page size is 11" by 7.1/2"
on Heavy Quality Paper/Card
This is an
engraving after the original painting
by William Hamilton, which was commissioned
from Hamilton by Robert Bower to be engraved for
his illustrated edition of David Humes History
of England. The main difference between this
copy and the original is of course the mising
person of the future father-in-law, hengist,
whose position directly behind Vortigern is