A View of the House of Commons in the Session 1741/2.To the Rt. Honble. Arthur Onslow Esqr. Speaker of the House of Commons, This Plate is most humbly Dedicated by his Honour's most oblig'd and most obedient hunble Servant John Pine Bluemantle.
Etching and engraving, sheet 470 x 640mm. 18½ x 25¼" Trimmed to plate. Vertical centre crease and fold. Some scuffs and marks to the title area and centre image.
At the centre a view of the chamber of the old House of Commons, with members seated along the benches on both sides, and the Speaker presiding. Either side two columns of lettering listing the names of the Speakers, from 1259 to 1747. The whole set into a decorative rococo frame, with crest of Arthur Onslow, the then Speaker, below. A reissue on wove paper of an earlier plate.
[Ref: 14266] £480.00