The embossed suit of armour from Strawberry Hill [graphic] : purchased by Horace Walpole of Mons. de Crozet in 1772, now in the collection of Samuel Pratt, 47, New Bond Street / J.H. Nixon.

Creator:
Nixon, J. H. (James Henry), ca. 1808-1847, artist.
Published/Created:
[London] :
[publisher not identified],
[between 1842 and 1863]
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; sheet 306 x 396 mm
Notes:
Title engraved below image.
Date based on Pratt's years of ownership of the armor.
Abstract:
A print depicting a suit of armor made for Franc╠žois I. The armour was purchased in 1771 by Horace Walpole for his collection at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, from the estate of Louis-Antoine Crozat, Baron de Thiers. The armor was later sold to Samuel Pratt at the 1842 sale of the contents of Strawberry Hill, forty-five years after Walpole's death. The print depicts the armour as seen from the front as well as a detail of the side of the helmet and the back plate.
Topics:
Armor.
Armor--Private collections--England.
Topics:
Pratt, Samuel--Art collections.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Art collections.
Language:
English
Genre:
Lithographs--England--1842.
Format:
Image
Rights:
Open Access
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Call Number:
SH Contents
N736
no. 1
SH Contents N736 no. 1 Box 110
Orbis Record:
9728233
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr14851
OID:
11019100
PID:
digcoll:2754386