The Right Hono.ble Charles Mountague. One of the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, &c.
Very fine mezzotint. Collector's mark on verso. 336 x 247mm. 13¼ x 9¾". Trimmed close to plate; glued to backing sheet at left corners.
Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax (1661-1715) was an English poet and statesman. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Lord of the Treasury. He devised the establishment of the Bank of England, and reformed government borrowing by initiating the National Debt.
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