The Right Hon.ble. The Earl of Hillsborough.
Engraving. Sheet size: 205 x 120mm (8 x 4¾"). Trimmed within plate at left. Small margins on 3 sides. Cut on left.
A portrait of Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire (1718 - 1793), known as the Viscount Hillsborough from 1742 to 1751 and as the Earl of Hillsborough from 1751 to 1789, within a decorative oval. Hill was a British politician of the Georgian era, best known in the United States as the Earl of Hillsborough where he served as Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1768 to 1772, a critical period leading toward the American War of Independence.
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