A Tribute of Gratitude to the Memory of the Late most noble Francis Duke of BedfordWho Died Amid the Tears and Blessings of his Country the 11 Day of March, MDCCCII. Aged Thirty Seven...
London. Pub: for the Author, at the Agricultural Museum. 28, George St. Hanover Sq. [1802.]
Very rare engraved broadside elegy with vignette, printed in brown ink, to Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford, on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1794. Sheet 435 x 290mm, 17¼ x 11½". Trimmed to plate at left and right.
With tribute in prose and verse to Bedford (1765 - 1802), Whig politician and agriculturalist, by J. White Parsons. The Duke was a friend of Charles James Fox and the Prince of Wales; he was responsible for the building of Russell and Tavistock Squares in London. Illustrated with lamb beside bushel of wheat, man ploughing with oxen behind, after G. Garrard by J. Scott.
[Ref: 16645] £180.00