Sir Walter Raleigh.From the original of Zucchero in the Collection of The Most Noble The Marquis of Bath. Proof.
London, Published Feb.y 1, 1818 by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones, and Longman, Hurst Rees, Orme & Brown.
Proof stipple engraving on india, with very large margins. 360 x 260mm, 14¼ x 10¼", with 6pp. letterpress biography. Creases in india right side, large margins.
The portrait, after Federico Zuccaro (1539/40-1609), was published in Edmund Lodge's 'Portraits Of Illustrious Personages Of Great Britain. Engraved From Authentic Pictures...'. The firm of Lackington, Hughes (el al) had published the first edition of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' the same year.
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