James Bandinel [facsimile signature]Drawn from an early sketch & from memory by J.C. Horsley May 1850
M & N Hanhart imp.t
Lithograph, printed area 360 x 250mm (14 x 10"). Printed on india paper; discoloration in margins.
James Bandinel (1783-1849), civil servant. Between 1824 and 1845 he was superintendent of the slave trade department, and as such bore considerable responsibility for its abolition. Lithograph by Richard James Lane (1800-72), a specialist in portraiture who by 1850 was charging as much as £100 for portrait lithography. From an original sketch by John Callcott Horsley RA (1817-1903).
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