John Patteson [facsimile signature].
Coloured engraving. Printed area 100 x 80mm, 4 x 3¼".
A half-length portrait of Sir John Patteson (1790-1861), in barrister's wig and gown. He was described by Arnould as ‘one of the very best and ablest judges that ever sat in Westminster Hall’. 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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