His Royal Highness William Augustus Duke of Cumberland, Knight of the most Honble: order of the Bath &c.
Sold by J. Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden.
Mezzotint. Mounted on an album page. Plate 350 x 252mm. 13¾ x 10". Cut and laid on sheet. Some glue staining to the corners.
William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765); General and third son of George II. His victory at Culloden in 1746 ended the Jacobite threat, but his severe treatment of the rebels earned him the nickname of 'Butcher of Culloden'.
From the Belton House Collection assembled in the 18th Century by the Rt. Hon. John Ld. Brownlow, Baron Charleville, & Viscount Tyrconnel in the Kingdom of Ireland. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lenno
[Ref: 12861] £230.00