The Honble: Henry Medley Esqr: Rear Admiral of the White Squadron of his Majesty's Fleet &c.
Sold by J Faber in Bloomsbury Square, T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & J Bowles in Cornhill.
Mezzotint. 350 x 248 Foxing. Cut. Creasing. Small nick to the bottom left-hand corner.
Henry Medley (1687-1747) naval officer and Commodore Governor of Newfoundland, died on board the Russell at Vado. Medley entered the Royal Navy in 1703 and was appointed Governor of Newfoundland in 1739 and served for two seasons. In 1744 he was promoted to Rear-admiral of the White, and a year later promoted to Vice-admiral and Commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean. In 1747 he was then promoted to Vice-admiral of the Red.
Parker: 601. C.S. 238. From the Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 17009] £130.00