Edward Lord Thurlow.
London, Published April 20, 1807, by C. Turner 50. Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint with large margins, very fine; laid on Album sheet. Platemark: 480 x 340mm (18¾ x 13¼"). Light foxing in margins.
A portrait of lawyer and politician Edward Thurlow (1731-1806). 1st Baron Thurlow was Lord Chancellor for fourteen years (1778-1792) and under four Tory Prime Ministers. Thurlow was a constitutionalist and anti-reformer. He opposed reform in Ireland and defended the interests of the slave-trader.
Ex Collection: The Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Whitman: 559 I of II.
[Ref: 35058] £340.00