[Sir John Gurney]A sketch on the Western Circuit, 1835
Lithograph with large margins, rare, printed area approx 140 x 130mm (5½ x 5"). 'Judge Gurney' in old ms verso.
Caricatured likeness of Sir John Gurney (1768-1845), judge. Gurney held first place in the king's bench, conducted the prosecution of two of the Cato Street conspirators in 1820, and in 1832 he was appointed a baron of the exchequer and was knighted.
Ex: Collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; not in O'D; for the Cato Street conspiracy, see ref. 21314.
[Ref: 35486] £160.00