Ioannes Thurloe.From a Gold Medal in the possession of Dr. Mead.
Etching. Plate 101 x 197mm. 4 x 7¾".
Portrait of John Thurloe, after a medal by Abraham and Thomas Simon; medallion suspended from ruined obelisk, emblematic objects, with a fleet of ships and to right, the Banqueting House, Whitehall. John Thurloe (1616-1668) Secretary of State to Cromwell from 1653 and from 1656 he was also Chief Postmaster of England. At the Restoration he was accused of high treason, but out of regard to his personal abilities he was allowed his liberty.
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