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1902 Photogravure Darnley Cenotaph James VI Lennox Family Tomb Earl of XEA4

1902 Photogravure Darnley Cenotaph James VI Lennox Family Tomb Earl of XEA4

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This is an original 1902 black and white photogravure of "The Darnley Cenotaph - James VI, with the Lennox Family at the Tomb of the Earl of Darnley."

The title "Duke of Lennox" was originally created in the Peerage of Scotland for the Steward of Darnley Clan. It is named for Lennox, a district in Stirling, and was originally established in 1580/81. Esme Steward, First Earl of Lennox was created Earl of Darnley at the same time. Pictured is the Lennox family at the Darnley cenotaph, an "empty tomb" or monument constructed in honor of the Earl of Darnley. The family is shown in pious prayer, surrounded by iconography pertaining to the life of the Earl of Darnley.


This 109+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: there is a blind embossment in the upper left margin that extends into the image area. It is difficult to see within the image and adds a unique history to this piece.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 8 inches; 28 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Scotland, England, Great Britain, King of Scots, King of England, Union of Crowns