To the Kings most Excellent Majesty This Portrait of The Earl of Eldon, Is by permission dedicated by His Majesty's most faithful Subjects & very humble Servants George T. Doo, and Colnaghi, Son & Co.
Printed by Mc.Queen. London, Published May 1828, by Colnaghi, Son & Co. Pall Mall East, & by the Engraver. 9, Warrent Street, Camden Town.
Engraving and etching with large margins. Plate 361 x 279mm (14¼ x 11"). Slight foxing around edges.
John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838), British barrister and politican. He served as Lord Chancellor of Great Britain between 1801 and 1806 and again between 1807 and 1827. Engraved from a painting by Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy and the pre-eminent portrait painter of his generation.
Provenance: Elizabeth Anne Hippisley of Ston Easton.
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