[William Bowyer.] Bowyer II
Wood engraving. Printed area on yellow paper 115 x 80mm, 4½ x 3¼".
Portrait of William Bowyer (1699-1777), printer and literary editor, shown within a frame-like engraved border. In 1729 he was appointed printer of the votes of the House of Commons; in 1736 printer to the Society of Antiquaries; in 1761 printer to the Royal Society; and in 1767 printer of the rolls of the House of Lords and the journals of the House of Commons.
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