'Coronation Chair in Westminster Abbey', 1859. Artist: Unknown.

'Coronation Chair in Westminster Abbey', 1859. Artist: Unknown.

2-639-278 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Coronation Chair in Westminster Abbey', 1859. Known historically as St Edward's Chair or King Edward's Chair. An ancient wooden throne on which the British monarch sits when he or she is invested and crowned during coronation. Commissioned in 1296 by King Edward I, the chair is kept in Edward the Confessor's shrine at Westminster Abbey. From The History of England Div VIII by David Hume & Tobias Smollett. [Virtue & Co., London, 1859].


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  1. 0580042118
  1. 2-639-278
  1. 2639278

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 6805x9499
File Size : 63,126kb

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Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
People Related
  1. David Hume: British; Scottish: Philosopher, economist, historian
  2. Tobias George Smollett: British, Scottish: Author, novelist
  3. Virtue & Co Ltd: : Publisher, publishers, printer, printers
  4. Edward the Confessor: British: King of England
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Object
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  7. ------------------ City of Westminster
  8. --------------------- Westminster
  1. 51 29 09 N , 000 08 01 W

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