Fred. Pollock [facsimile signature].
Coloured engraving. Printed area 100 x 80mm, 4 x 3¼".
A portrait of Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock (1783-1870), 1st Bt., MP. He was Attorney General in Sir Robert Peel’s first and second administrations, then Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer from 1844, a post he held for almost a quarter of a century. Published in "Portraits of the Worthies of Westminster-Hall, with their Autographs; being Fac-Similies of Original Sketches, Found in the Note-Book of a Briefless Barrister". Only Part I of this work was published: an attempt to fund Part II by subscription failed.
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