Credit: ©The Royal Society
    Image number: RS.17179

    Double portrait of King James and Queen Anne

    James I and VI, King of Scotland, England and Ireland (1566 - 1625, British) , James VI King of Scotland; James I King of England and Ireland; James Charles Stuart
    Queen consort to King James VI and I Anne of Denmark (1574 - 1619, Danish)
    Johan Wierix (1549, Flemish) , Engraver
    Object type
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    Manuscript page number
    v6 p91
    height (Plate): 266mm
    width (Plate): 228mm
    Double portrait of King James I of England (James VI of Scotland) and Queen Anne of Denmark, engraved by Johannes Wierix.

    Portraits of James I and Anne of Denmark; whole length, standing, James in high hat and breastplate, holding a baton in front of his body, the other hand on the hilt of his sword, his helmet resting on pedestal behind to the left; Anne wearing an elaborately decorated and pearl-adorned dress of the time with wide ruff, holding a piece of material in her hand; a landscape.

    From a set of albums known as Collectanea Newtoniana, a selection of prints, original artwork and manuscripts relating to Newton, collected by Charles Turnor (1768-1853). Turnor was an astronomer, collector and Fellow of the Royal Society. He owned Woolsthorpe Manor (Newton’s birthplace).
    Related fellows
    Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727, British) , Natural philosopher
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