Pub.d. by T. M.c.Lean Haymarket.
Hand-coloured etching with large margins. Plate: 170 x 245mm, (6¾ x 9¾").
Full length portrait of John Cam Hobshouse, 1st Baron Broughton de Gyfford (1786-1869) facing right and holding a pen and paper. Hobhouse was a statesman and friend of Byron; after having been imprisoned for his radical writing in 1819 he was admitted to Parliament, as MP for Westminster. Following the Whig's rise to power, he held many offices, including Secretary at War, Chief Secretary for Ireland, and President of the Board of Control.
BM 13349 (for earlier state, published by Dighton)
[Ref: 34436] £180.00