Tos: R: Poole [facsimile signature.]
[London, c. 1832.]
Lithograph with red crayon added to sitter's face by hand, india 260 x 200mm. 10¼ x 8". A little soiled and stained.
Portrait of Thomas Poole (1765-1837), J.P. for Somerset. Half-length, seated in an armchair. Friend of Coleridge, wrote letters and loaned money in support of Coleridge and his circle. Self taught, he kept a good library and was a philanthropist in his village of Nether Stowey. By Maxim Gauci (1776 - 1854), Malta born lithographer who settled in London in 1809.
See O'Donoghue p.488. After T. Barber
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