The September Sittings. _ A Demurrer.Tros Tyriusve mihi nullo discrimine agetur. Virgil.
Coloured etching, rare. Sheet 290 x 220mm (11½ x 8¾") Repaired tear. Damaged.
John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838), out shooting, using the Purse of the Great Seal as his game bag. In it are a cock and goose, the traditional bag of the cockney sportsman, and a piglet. The Latin quotation, 'Trojan and Tyrian shall be treated by me impartially', refers to his duties as Lord Chancellor. Eldon was an ardent sportsman at Encombe, his country estate.
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