George Unwin, Esq.r.Reviver of the Tin Trade to India and China in 1789. From the Original Picture Painted by S. Medley , in the Possession of R. A. Daniell Esq.r.
Published by S.Medley, 52 Threadneedle Street March 1-1805.
Stipple. Sheet: 225 x 310mm, (9 x 12"). Trimmed within plate.
Half portrait of tin trader George Unwin (b. 1748) who revived the tin and copper trade to India and China to the benefit of the East India Company and the Cornish mining community. Unwin sits at a desk strewn with letters addressed to various persons in Cornwall and India House.
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