To His Grace The Duke of Leeds, Governor of the United Turkish Company This Plate of His Majesty and the Officers of State Receiving The Turkish Ambassador and SuitIs humbly Dedicated by His Grace's most devoted Servant; Dan.l Orme.
Sold & Published Jan.y 1. 1797, by Edw.d Orme Junr. No. 25, Conduit Street, Hanover Square. for the Proprietors.
Stipple and etching, 485 x 615mm (19 x 24¼"). Very fine.
George III sitting enthroned in coronation robes, receiving the Turkish embassy. The Ambassador bows low (as was expected at the Court of St James), holding out a sealed packet, as he is introduced by Lord Grenville on the right, with the Lord Chancellor and Master of Ceremonies behind him. Pitt and Lord Salisbury stand on the left. The principal figures are named below the inscription. After Mather Brown (1761 - 1831), portrait and history painter born in Boston, Massachusetts, moved to England in 1781. He was a pupil of Benjamin West.
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