[Published in London.]
Hand-coloured etching. Plate 285 x 190mm. 11¼ x 7½".
Sir Henry Frederick Cooke (1785-1837), known as 'Kangaroo Cooke', was aide-de-camp to H.R.H. the Duke of York from 1814 until 1827, after which he became private secretary to the Duke. He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of Guelpha in 1821 and knighted in 1825. He was noted for his dandified dress. Richard Dighton [1795-1880] was the son of Robet Dighton a respected and popular satirist. He is best known for this series of City and West End portraits.
BM Satires: 13357.
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