[Lord Chancellor Eldon] 'One cheer more!'.
Published by S. Prowett, 55 Pall Mall.
Lithograph. Laid on India paper. Printed area: 320 x 245mm (12½ x 9¾").
A half length portrait of John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, (1751 - 1838) with his right arm raised upward, and a wine glass in his hand. A barrister and politician, Scott served as Lord Chancellor of Great Britain between 1801 and 1806 and again between 1807 and 1827. Although labelled a Tory by the opposition, Eldon called himself a Whig, sat with them during the 1830 parliamentary session, and in 1825, drank to the 'immortal memory of William III'.
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