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Title: Trial of Queen Katharine.

Author-Creator: Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819, artist.

Date: 1845

Call Number: Annuals C Gem 1845 plate

Keywords: Annuals, Books, Sartain, John, 1808-1897, engraver., Catharine, of Aragon, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1485-1536 Pictorial works., Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 Pictorial works., Great Britain History 1485-, Intaglio prints., Book illustrations., Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819, artist.

Notes: This plate appears facing p. 3 in The Gem of the season, New York, c1845. Accompanies “Trial of Queen Katharine” on p. 3-5. Also appears facing p. [439] in vol. 2 of Eclectic gift-book for the holidays, New York, 1860.

Subject: Image of the trial of Catharine, taken from the Shakespeare play Henry VIII. Catharine is seen at center, wearing her crown and royal garments. She points to Cardinal Campeius, who is seated at left. Sitting at a table writing is the clerk of the court. King Henry VIII is seen behind the clerk sitting at his throne. Cardinal Wolsey stands behind the Queen along with her maids, and two children stand beside her.

Related Names: Sartain, John, 1808-1897, engraver.