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Charles the First's Advice to His Son.
1840-1844
Printmaker:Made by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Lithography; printer's ink on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 9/16 x 8in. (21.7 x 20.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 12 x 9 1/2in. (30.5 x 24.1cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A small boys sits on the knee of a man with long hair and a beard and mustache. He wears a lace collar and breeches. A girl stands at the left. A book is on a window sill at the far right.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "CHARLES THE FIRST'S ADVICE TO HIS SON. / My child they will cut off thy Father's head and make thee a king, but / thou must not be a king as long as thy brothers Charles & James are alive. / They will cut off their heads when they can take them & thy head too / will they cut off at last; and, therefore, I charge thee do not be made a king by them." On verso, in pencil: upper left, "65746 [crossed out]" "Box 31 / #6" and accession number; lower right, "CONSV CPC 1987" "Dwr 2".
Object Number: 1958.38.10
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