[To the Inhabitants of the Hundred of East and West Flegg, this Portrait of Rev.d B.W. Salmon,Engraved at their request, in token of their respect for his Character, & their Gratitude for his exertions as a Magistrate, is inscribed by their Humble Serv.t W.C. Edwards.]
Line engraving on india, proof before title, very large margins. 355 x 305mm (14 x 12"). Edges soiled. Uncut.
Benjamin Wymberley Salmon (1742-1821), the East India Company chaplain at Fort St George (Madras) 1769-1774. In 1781 he became Rector of Caistor in the diocese of Norwich; in 1805 he was appointed Domestic Chaplain to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales (afterwards George IV). He died at Caistor in 1821, aged 78.
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