Source three (a): Seal Obverse

The Second Great Seal of Queen Anne, used from 1707-1715, (Obverse: front)

  1. Do you know what type of source this is?
  2. Can you find:
  • The Queen seated on a throne
  • an orb and sceptre
  • coat of arms
  1. What is the Queen wearing?
  2. Can you describe her hairstyle?
  3. Why does she hold an orb and sceptre? Do you know what they stand for?
  4. Why would she want to include these symbols?
  5. How does the seal suggest Queen Anne wanted to be viewed?