"I believe I'm right".M.r. Alder.
London Pub.d. by Tho.s. M.c.Lean 26 Haymarket, 1824.
Hand-coloured etching with very large margins. Watermarked 'J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1826'. Plate: 185 x 260mm, (7¼ x 10¼"). Surface dirt and some staining on lower edge.
A full-length portrait in profile facing left of Daniel Alder, an indigo broker. The text 'Y.C.Tallow 60/-" issues from his closed mouth. In the shadow cast by the figure 'Hughes/ 14 Lombard St/Fleet St.' is printed in reverse. Hughes was a manufacturer and supplier of copper plates, Dighton would sometimes use the reverse of the plate causing the manufacturer's impress to appear in the image.
[Ref: 34408] £180.00