Stipple, very large margins, rare. On india. Plate: 150 x 230mm, (6 x 9"). Some paper tone. Foxing. Damage to lower right corner.
A half portrait of Henry Vassell-Fox, 3rd Baron Holland (1773-1840), a British politician, seated in a large armchair. In his hand Lord Holland holds a scroll titled 'A Circular The American Settlement for Jewish Proselytes.' Vassell-Fox was an advocate for Jewish emancipation in Britain and supported figures such as Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid who became the first Jew to be given a baronetcy.
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