Admiral Lord Anson.
Publish'd as the Act directs June 1. 1800.
Stipple with large margins. Plate: 110 x 175mm (4¼ x 6¾").
Half portrait in a roundel of Admiral George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697-1762) an admiral of the British Navy, who also served as an MP in Yorkshire between 1744 ad 1747 and was elevated to Lord Anson, Baron of Soberton in 1747. Following a prestigious career which included a circumnavigation of the world and the defeat of the French fleet at the Battle of Cape Finisterre, Amherst was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty between 1751 and 1756 and again between 1757 until his death.
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