His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, Bart: K.C.H. Lieuenant Governor of Upper Canada, &c &c &cFrom an Original Picture painted at the solicitation of the Inhabitants of the City of Toronto This Plate is reprectfully dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty's Loyal Canadian Subjects by their fellow Citizens & most ob. hum.le Serv.t Frederick Chase Capreol
Published Sept.r 1. 1837, by Fred C. Capreol Toronto, Upper Canada & in London for the Proprietor by Messrs Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers, 14 Pall Mall East & Mr. Leggatt, Printseller, 85 Cornhill.
Mezzotint. Plate: 390 x 290mm, (15½ x 11½").
Francis Bond Head (1793-1875). A soldier in the British Army from 1811 to 1825, he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada in 1835. In 1837 he quashed a brief rebellion in Toronto led by William Lyon Mackenzie, the first mayor of Toronto.
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