Hand-colored engraving with gold leaf surround on paper, framed. Printed along lower edge: "Marie Stuart Reine d'Ecosse. A Paris chez Duflos rue St Victor [n.d. c.1787], de Daspard Ruths A.P.D.R (Avec Privilege Du Roi)". Mary I (popularly known as Mary, Queen of Scots: French: Marie, reine des Écossais, and also known as Mary II and I to English Legitimists); (December 8, 1542 – February 8, 1587) was Queen of Scots (the monarch of the Kingdom of Scotland) from December 14, 1542, to July 24, 1567. She was also the queen consort of France (Reine de France) from July 10, 1559 to December 5, 1560. After a long imprisonment in England she was tried and executed for treason.
Dimensions: Image: 9 1/4 x 6in. Frame: 14 3/4 x 10 3/4in. Condition: Paper laid down to backing board. All four margins have been trimmed down to the platemarks. Darkening to paper throughout. Mat burn along all four edges. A few small creases to paper along all four edges, particularly throughout upper edge. Hand-coloring has slightly faded. Minor areas of wear/loss to gold leaf surround along all four edges. Otherwise, good condition overall