[Ireland] John Jebb D.D. F.R.S.
[Published 15 July 1835 bu Colnaghi, Son & Co.]
Mezzotint. Platemark: 425 x 325mm (16½ x 12¾"). Small margins.
A portrait of Irish Bishop John Jebb (1775 - 1833). Ordained in 1799, Jebb became curate of Swanlinbar, County Cavan and later curate in Mogorbane, County Tipperary in 1805 and archdeacon of Emly in 1801. For his services in maintaining order in the parish during the disturbances that followed the outbreak of famine in the west of Ireland in 1822, he was made Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe in that year.
Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 37701] £160.00