Reference to the Swearing In of Alderman Newnham Lord Mayor on Nov.r 8th 1782.
Published June 4th, 1801, by John & Josiah Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside, & at the S, Gallery, Pall Mall.
Etched key plate. 275 x 330mm. 10¾ x 13". Large margins.
Key plate to Benjamin Smith's stipple engraving of Miller's scene of the Lord Mayor of London swearing the Oath of Allegiance at the Guildhall, with a key of 120 people, including John Boydell, and other points of interest. Nathaniel Newnham (1742 - 1809), was sheriff of London 1775-6, Lord Mayor 1782-3, MP for London 1780-90, as well as being a joint-founder of the banking firm Everett & Co.
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