Samuel Horrocks Esq.re, M.P.
Published by J. Lonsdale 8 Berners Street, May 1820.
Mezzotint with very large margins, proof impression; platemark 360 x 255mm (14¼ x 10"). Slightly rubbed.
Samuel Horrocks (1766-1842), who took over the cotton spinning and manufacturing business founded by his father in Preston, for which he was also M.P. After a portrait by Lancaster-born painter James Lonsdale (although Lonsdale had long been resident in London by this time- in the year this print was published he painted Queen Caroline).
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 34123] £220.00