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Stock# 53318
Description

Rare early allegorical print, published in London.

The view has been attributed to Wencaslaus Hollar.

A cedar tree representing the traditional episcopal church, inscribed on the trunk 'The Church Catholick', with two smaller shoots from the trunk labelled 'Presbytery' and 'Independency'; two men on ladders cutting away branches; to the side, two smaller trees being tended by various figures, with the inscriptions 'New, but not True, Plants' and 'These hold neither Root nor Order.

Condition Description
Minor soiling.