Whitshed Keene, Esq.r Father of the House of Commons.
Published Feb.1. 1816, by C. Picart.
Lithograph. On left W. Keene in ink. Plate 330 x 266mm. 13 x 10½". Some overall toning.
James Whitshed Keene (c.1731-1822) was Member of Parliament for Montgomery, Wales between 1774 and 1818; for many years he was also Surveyor General. The print accompanied by a Royal Mail stamped slip dated July 4 1815 with inscribed: Wm. Payne Esq.r Maidenhead.
In NPG: D15854; D36767.
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