Rich.d Ashworth [facsimile signature].
Coloured engraving. Printed area 100 x 80mm, 4 x 3¼". Laid on separate card.
A half-length portrait of a barrister in wig and gown, published in "Portraits of the Worthies of Westminster-Hall, with their Autographs; being Fac-Similies of Original Sketches, Found in the Note-Book of a Briefless Barrister". Only Part I of this work was published: an attempt to fund Part II by subscription failed. Probably Richard Johnson Daventry Ashworth (1775-1828). He was a barrister living at Strawberry Hill, Pendleton, Salford. He was called to the bar in 1802, having been admitted to the Middle Temple in 1794. He married Ann Macaulay in 1801.
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