To the Worthy Livery men of the City of London. The Honour which you have done me, in choosing me fix Times one of your Representatives in Parliament, calls for my most sincere and hearty Thanks...I beg Leave to assure You and of my best Endeavours topromote the Good of this City in particulary, and of this Nation in General. I am with the greatest Respect, Gentlemen, You highly obliged, and most Obedient Humble Servat. John Barnard. May 7.th 1754.
[Publish'd according to act of Parliament Septr. 6th. 1754 & sold by J. Boydell Engraver, at the Unicorn ye corner of Queen Street Cheapside, London]
Mezzotint. 343 x 246mm (13½ x 9¾"). Trimmed to publication line.
Sir John Barnard (c.1685-1764), the British Whig politician and Lord Mayor of London. He was elected at the 1722 general election as one of the four Members of Parliament for the City of London; a seat which he held for nearly 40 years. This was copied from the print by John Faber II.
CS: 11 [only state]. Goodwin: 33.
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