[Cicero.] De Mamore Pomfret, apud Oxons.
[London: Richard Bentley, 1866.]
Engraving, with large margins. Plate 323 x 260mm. 12¾ x 10¼". Slight crease on left.
A statue of Cicero (106BC-43BC), the Roman orator who was made consul in 63 BC. Standing here holding a scroll in his left hand at waist level and another object is his right. Published in John Timbs's "Club Life of London; with anecdotes of the clubs, coffee houses, and taverns of the metropolis, during thr 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries". One of the ancient Greek and Roman statues from the collection of the Countess of Pomfret in 1755. The statues formerly belonged to the Earl of Arundel before later being passed to the University of Oxford.
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