Viscount Curzon. Feby. 13th. 1813 _ Aged 84.
Stipple. Very fine impression. Plate 546 x 406mm. 21½ x 16". Large margins. Crease to top right-hand corner.
Assheton Curzon, 1st Viscount Curzon (1730-1820) was a British Tory politician. He was as MP for Clitheroe from 1754-1777 and then from 1792-1794. In 1794 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Curzon, or Penn in the County of Buckingham, and then in 1802 he further honoured when he was made Viscount Curzon. He died in 1820, aged 90, and was succeeded by his grandon, Richard, who was created Earl Howe in 1821.
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