The Right Hon.ble Charles Earl Grey.
London Pub.d May 28, 1811 by A. Molteno, Printseller to H.R.H. the Dutchess of York 29 Pall Mall.
Mezzotint with large margins, very fine. Platemark: 355 x 255mm, (14 x 10").
Charles Grey (1764-1845), 2nd Earl Grey, Whig Prime Minister 1830-34. His political achievements included the Reform Act of 1832, and the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire in 1833, but is still best known today for giving his name to the aromatic blend of tea.
Ex Collection: The Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. W: 236 I of II.
[Ref: 35134] £360.00