Samuel Berdmore S.T.P.Scholae Carthusiae Magister, MDCCLXXXVIII.
Publish'd Oct.r 28 1788 by R. Cribb N. 288 High Holborn
Stipple with very large margins, platemark 205 x 150mm (8 x 6").
Samuel Berdmore (1739-1802), headmaster of Charterhouse School from 1769 to 1791 where he maintained the reputation and finances of the school. Bredmore was also a keen literary scholar, publishing 'Specimens of Literary Resemblance in the Works of Pope, Gray, and other Celebrated Writers' in 1801, and he was a member of the Unincreasable Club, meeting in Holborn that included the painter George Romney amongst its members.
[Ref: 35836] £120.00