Record number 06/4075
TitleLyk-Staetsie Van Haere Koninglyke Hoogheid Anna, Kroon Princesse Van Groot-Britannien, Princesse Douariere Van Oranje En Nassau, Gouvernante Der Vereenigde Nederlanden, &c. &c. &c. Gehouden den 23. February 1759. Nauwkeuriglyk nagetekent door P.C. La Fargue, En in het Kooper gebragt Door Simon Fokke.
ImprintIn 'sGravenhage: By Pieter Gosse Junior, Boekverkooper van Zyne Doorluchtige Hoogheid., M.DCC.LXI.
Physical Description[4], 27, [1] p., 16 pl. (the first does not carry a number); 476 mm. (Folio.)
Content Format Note[T.p. (Dutch), t.p. (French)] - [Text] - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe Dutch title-page is faced by a French title-page, which reads, 'Convoi-Funebre De Son Altesse Royale Anne, Princesse Royale De La Grande Bretagne, Princesse Douairiere D'Orange Et De Nassau, Gouvernante Des Provinces-Unies, &c. &c. &c. Exécuté le 23. Fevrier 1759. Dessiné exactement par P.C. La Fargue, Et Gravé en Cuivre Par Simon Fokke. A La Haye, Chez Pierre Gosse Junior, Libraire de son Altesse Sérénissime, M.DCC.LXI.'

The text is printed in Dutch and French in parallel.

The text describes, and the plates (captioned in French and Dutch) show, the funeral procession in 1759 of Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (daughter of King George II of Great Britain). The title-page vignette (printed on both title-pages) shows her royal arms.
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed as drawn by P.C. la Fargue and engraved by S. Fokke.

The title-page vignette is signed as designed, drawn and engraved by J. Besoet.
SubjectFunerals - Ceremonies - Processions - Cities - Streets - Netherlands - The Hague - History - 18th century
Rulers - Monarchs - Publicizing - Netherlands - 18th century
Views - Funeral books - Netherlands - 18th century
Pictorial works - Netherlands - 18th century
Name as Subject Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, 1709 - 1759
ReferencesRoyal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, 2 (1995), no. 1081, p.609.

J. Landwehr, Splendid ceremonies: state entries and royal funerals in the Low Countries (1971). A wider survey was B. Holme, Princely feasts and festivals: five centuries of pageantry (1988).
Copy NoteThe Academy's copy is bound with Description De La Chambre Et Lit De Parade Sur Lequel Le Corps De Son Altesse Royale Anne ... A été exposé ... dessinés par Monsieur De Swart ... (A La Haye, MDCCLIX); and the title-pages of the two works have been transposed in the binding.
Binding Note19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Funeral Pageant Queen Anne'. Bound with one other.
ProvenanceThe front loose endpaper is inscribed 'S.A.H', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.
Variant TitleConvoi-Funebre De Son Altesse Royale Anne, Princesse Royale De La Grande Bretagne, Princesse Douairiere D'Orange Et De Nassau, Gouvernante Des Provinces-Unies
Contributors La Fargue, Paulus Constantijn, 1729 - 1782, draughtsman, source artist
Fokke, Simon, 1712 - 1784, engraver
Gosse, Pieter, junior, 1718 - 1794, publisher, bookseller
Besoet, Jan, 1720 - 1769, draughtsman, engraver
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