Record number 06/4076
TitleDescription De La Chambre Et Lit De Parade Sur Lequel Le Corps De Son Altesse Royale Anne, Princesse Royale De La Grande-Bretagne, Princesse Douairiere D'Orange Et De Nassau, Tutrice De Monseigneur La Stadhouder Hereditaire, Gouvernante Des Provinces-Unies, &c. &c. &c. A été exposé pendant plusieurs jours en Février 1759. Le tout sous la direction de Monsieur De Lage, Lieutenant-Colonel & Intendant des Batimens de Son Altesse Sérénissime Monseigneur le Prince Stadgouder, &c. &c. &c. Exactement dessinés par Monsieur De Swart, Architecte de la Cour, & gravés en Cuivre Par Mr. S. Fokke.
ImprintA La Haye: Chez Pierre Gosse Junior, Libraire de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Prince Stadhouder des Provinces-Unies, &c. &c. &c., MDCCLIX.
Physical Description[4], 4 p., [4] pl.; 476 mm. (Folio.)
Content Format Note[T.p. (Dutch), t.p. (French)] - [Text] - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe French title-page is faced by a Dutch title-page, which reads, 'Afbeelding Van De Kamer En 'T Parade-Bed Waar Op Het Lyk Van Haare Koninglyke Hoogheid Anna, Kroon Princesse Van Groot-Brittanje, Princesse Douairiere Van Oranje En Nassau, Voogdesse Van Zyne Doorluchtige Hoogheid Den Heere Prince Erf-Stadhouder, Gouvernante Der Vereenigde Nederlanden, enz. enz. enz. Geduurende verscheide van den Heere De Lage, Luytenant-Collonel en Intendant der Gebouwen van Zyne Doorluchtige Hoogheid den Heere Prince Erf-Stadhouder, enz. enz. enz. Naawkeuriglyk nageteekent door den Heere De Swart, Architect van het Hof, en in het Koper gebragt, door de Heer S. Fokke. In 'sGravenhage, By Pierre Gosse Junior, Boekverkooper van Z.D.H. den Heere Erf-Stadhouder. MDCCLIX.'

The text is printed in French and Dutch in parallel.

The text describes, and the plates (captioned in French and Dutch) show, the lying-in-state 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 De Swart and engraved by S. Fokke, except the first, which is signed only as engraved by S. Fokke.

The title-page vignette is signed as designed, drawn and engraved by J. Besoet.
SubjectFunerals - Ceremonies - Netherlands - History - 18th century
Rulers - Monarchs - Publicizing - Netherlands - 18th century
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. 1080, p.609.

J. Landwehr, Splendid ceremonies: state entries and royal funerals in the Low Countries (1971).
Copy NoteThe Royal Academy's copy is bound with Lyk-Staetsie Van Haere Kooniglyke Hoogheid Anna ... (In 'sGravenhage, M.DCC.LXI); and the title-pages of the two publications 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 TitleAfbeelding Van De Kamer En 'T Parade-Bed Waar Op Het Lyk Van Haare Koniglyke Hoogheid Anna, Krron Princesse Van Grrot-Brettanje ... Gouvernante Der Vereenigde Nederlanden ...
Contributors Fokke, Simon, 1712 - 1784, engraver
Gosse, Pieter, junior, 1718 - 1794, publisher, bookseller
Swart, Pieter de, 1709 - 1772, draughtsman
Besoet, Jan, 1720 - 1769, draughtsman, engraver
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