George Selwyn, _ The Hon: Richard Edgecumbe _ & Gilly Williams.From the Strawberry Hill Picture now (1857) in the Possession of the Hon.ble Henry Labouchere.
London: Published by Richard Bentley, 1857.
Engraving. Sheet 140 x 220mm (5½ x 8¾"). Cut to platemark.
George Augustus Selwyn (1719-91, M.P. for 44 years without being recorded as making a speech; Richard Edgcumbe (1716-61), 2nd Baron Edgcumbe, politician and a heavy gambler, losing a "daily twenty guineas" at White's; and George James Williams (1719–1805), receiver-general of excise. The three were friends of Horace Walpole, meeting at stated periods in the year at Strawberry Hill, where this portrait seems to have been painted.
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