Hungary] Yours most sincerely [Lajos] Kossuth [facsimile mss. and signature.]
Schenck & Mc.Farlane, Lithrs. Edinburgh. 1856. The only portrait for which M. Kossuth specially sat.
Lithograph on india laid paper, sheet 550 x 380mm. 21¾ x 15". Slightly soiled; spotty and tatty margins.
Lajos (Louis) Kossuth (1802 – 1894) was a Hungarian lawyer, politician and Governor-President of Hungary in 1849. He was widely honoured during his lifetime, including in the United Kingdom and the United States, as a freedom fighter. A characterful portrait.
[Ref: 13258] £220.00