William Garrow. Esq.r.
Stipple. Sheet size: 155 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). Trimmed inside platemark.
A portrait of British barrister, politician and judge Sir William Garrow (1760 - 1840), half-length in profile to the left, in wig, bands, and gown. Garrow was known for his indirect reform of the advocacy system and introduced the phrase 'presumed innocent until proven guilty', insisting that defendants' accusers and their evidence be thoroughly tested in court.
[Ref: 37286] £75.00