John Penn Esq.
Published March 1.1801, by J. Hatchard 173 Piccadilly.
Stipple and etching. 248 x 157mm. 9¾ x 6¼".
Bust portrait sculpture, facing three-quarter to right, head slightly tilted towards the viewer, in an oval within rectangular frame; after Tendi's drawing of sculpture by Deare; published state. John Penn (1760-1834) was an Anglo-American writer, and last proprietor of the Province of Pennsylvania, and a governor of the Isle of Portland. He was grandson of William Penn. Following the war of American Independence, the Penns settled in England and were granted an annuity by Parliament for their losses.
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