1907 Wood Engraving David Rizzio Murder Holyrood Palace Edinburgh Queen XELA7


This is an original 1907 black and white in-text wood engraving of the doorway to the room where David Rizzio (Riccio) was murdered in Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Italian courtier was the private secretary of Mary, Queen of Scots, and he was murdered for a supposedly adulterous affair with the Queen.


This 105+ 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 printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 3.75 inches; 11 x 10 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 History, Scottish History