John Boydell. Lord Mayor of London. 1791.
Published by J. Sewell, Cornhill 1 March 1792.
Hand coloured etching, with text. Plate 172 x 114mm. 6¾ x 4½". Trimmed, mounted on album paper.
John Boydell (1720-1804), very successful print publisher. He became alderman of Cheap Ward in 1782, and Lord Mayor of London in 1790. However the French Revolutionary Wars disrupted the Continental trade at the end of the C18th and Boydell was nearly bankrupt at his death in 1804.
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