London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, No. 53 in Fleet Street, Published as the Act directs, 2 July 1771.
Mezzotint. Platemark: 375 x 275mm (14¾ x 10¾"). Large margins. Bottom left corner cut outside of platemark.
A portrait of Irish soldier and politician Isaac Barré (1726 - 1802) in profile to the right. Barré earned distinction serving with the British army during the Seven Years' War, and later became a prominent Member of Parliament where he became a vocal supporter of William Pitt. He is known for coining the term 'Sons of Liberty' in reference to American Whigs opposed to the British government's policies.
Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Chaloner Smith: 5. II/II.
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