Sr. Joseph Yorke.
Engraving, platemark 175 x 110mm (7 x 4¼").
Joseph Yorke, Baron Dover (1724-1792), diplomat, from the 'Westminster Magazine'. Yorke was aide-de-Camp of the Duke of Cumberland and was present at the Battle of Culloden. He became Britain's representative at the Hague at the end of the Anglo-Dutch wars, as alluded to by the Dutch scene on a frozen lake below the portrait. Later MP for Dover and created Baron Dover in 1788.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25480] £65.00