Sir Watkin Lewis,Sheriff of the City of London & County of Middlesex, and Alderman of Lime Street Ward.
Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Publish'd 1st. Aug. 1773.
Mezzotint, state after plate cut down. Sheet 350 x 250mm, 13¾ x 9¾". Margins trimmed; a little foxed.
Portrait of Sir Watkin Lewes (1740?-1821), alderman and Lord Mayor of London (1781); in an oval, wearing a fur trimmed robe over a coat with an embroidered hem, lace cravat and wig tied at the nape. He looks to left, left hand holding a scroll labelled 'Revision of Criminal Law', right hand on hip, leaning back against a table covered in papers with an inkpot and letter addressed 'To Sr Fletcher Norton Speaker of the House of Commons'.
Chaloner Smith 44, unrecorded state between I & II.
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