Sacred to the Memory of the Most Noble George Montagu, Duke and Earl of Manchester,Viscount Mandeville, & Baron of Kimbolton, Late His Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of France, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, Lord Lieutenant Custos Rotulorum & Colonel of the Militia of the County of Huntingdon, High Steward of Godmanchester; Collector of the Customs Outwards in the Port of London, Grand Master of the Ancient & Honorable Society of Free Masons, President of the Lock Hospitalm L.L.D. &c. To all Lovers of Virtue the Plate is Dedicated with every mark of Respect by their obedient and devoted humble Serv.t W. Austin.
Publish'd as the Act directs, Jan.y 20th 1790 by W. Austin, Drawing Master, York Street, St. James's, & the Surry side of Westminster Bridge.
Mezzotint, very scarce, 505 x 355mm (20 x 14"). Trimmed to plate. Edges of paper a little scuffed.
George Montagu, 4th Earl of Manchester (1737-88), MP for Huntingdonshire, Privy Councillor, and Ambassador-extraordinary to France. Engraved by John Jones after a painting by the American portrait painter Gilbert Stuart, who lived in England between 1775 and 1793.
CS: 50 (only state)
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