O Fair Britannia Hail.
Engraving, fine with large margins. 305 x 222mm. 12 x 8¾". Very slight repaired hole in title, not visible from front.
Statue of Britannia seated holding a figure of abundance, flanked by a lion to left and an owl to right. This is one of the plates commissioned by Hollis, and used in his edition of Toland's Life of Milton of 1761. The plates were also included as illustrations in Francis Blackburne's 'Memoirs of Thomas Hollis' (London, J. Nicholls, 1780).
In the Royal Academy of Arts Collection.
[Ref: 26076] £220.00