The R.t Hon.ble James Wilson.
London, Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y Sept.r 24th 1860; Printsellers to the Queen 6 Pall Mall: & Le Page & Co., Calcutta.
Mezzotint, with facsimile signature. Printed area 400 x 280mm. Stained.
James Wilson (1805-1860), political economist and politician. In 1843 he established The Economist as a newspaper to campaign for free trade, and acted as Chief editor and sole proprietor for sixteen years. In 1853 he founded 'The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China', which later merged with the Standard Bank of British South Africa to form Standard Chartered Bank in 1969.
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