A View of the House of Peers, the King sitting on his Throne, the Commons attending him at the end of ye Session 1741-2.To the r.t Hon.ble Philip Lord Hardwicke, Baron Hardwicke in the County of Gloucester, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. This plate is most humbly Decicated by his Lordship's most oblig'd and most obedient humble servant John Pine Bluemantle.
Engraving. Platemark: 475 x 640mm (18¾ x 25¼"). Very large margins. Fine impression. Central vertical crease as published. Small tear to upper centre of image.
An interior view, with peers sitting to either side, along the far wall and in benches facing the throne, where the King sits, with other peers standing in the foreground, behind the benches, including the Lord Chancellor who stands holding a scroll in the centre. A list of the Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal from 1067 to 1736 are inscribed on either side of the image. A dedication below from the engraver, John Pine, to Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke.
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