The R.t Hon.ble Henry Grattan, Member of Parliament for the City of Dublin, and one of his Majesty's most Hon. Privy Council in Ireland.
Pubished 15th Nov.r 1792, by George Cowen, at Thomas Macklin's Poets Gallery Fleet Street London & at his House Grafton Street, Dublin.
Mezzotint. 380 x 280mm (15 x 11"). Soiling in very large margins.
Henry Grattan (1746-1820), a member of the Irish House of Commons and a campaigner for legislative freedom for the Irish Parliament in the late 18th century. Although he opposed the Act of Union 1800 and suffered polically for it, he eventually took a seat in the British House of Commons. He was buried in Westminster Abbey close to the tombs of Pitt and Fox.
CS 16a, ii of iii. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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