Francis Horner Exqr M.P. Born 12August 1778, Died 8Feb 1817. From the Original Picture by Henry Raeburn Esqr. R.A. is the possession of Leonard Horner Esqr to whom this Print is respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient Servant. S. W. Reynolds.
Mezzotint, with very large margins. Plate 407 x 299mm. 16 x 11¾". Repairs around platemark.
Francis Horner (1778-1817) was a Scottish Whig MP for St. Ives in 1806, Wendover in 1807, and St. Mawes in 1812. As a writer he translated Leonhard Euler's 'Elements of Algebra' in 1797 and published 'Short Account of a late Short Administration' in 1807. In 1802 he was one of the founders of the Edinburgh Review. Firms believed in political economy, he took part in the parliamentary debates on the Corn Laws and slavery in 1813-15.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn. Whitman: 151.
[Ref: 19796] £190.00