His Grace the Duke of Bedford, K.G. F.S.A. F.L.S. &c. &c. &c.To the Most Noble, the Marquess of Tavistock, This plate is by Permission most respectfully dedicated by his Lordship's obedient humble Servants Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co.
London, Published August 8 1839, at No.14 Pall Mall, by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Print Publishers & Print-Sellers to Her Majesty the Queen.
Mezzotint. Platemark: 710 x 470mm (28 x 18½"). Slight mountburn.
A portrait of politician John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766 - 1839), whole-length, in ceremonial robes. A roll of paper is shown on a table to the right, and the interior of a building is seen behind a curtain in the background. Russell was a British Whig politician and notably served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in the Ministry of All the Talents. He was the father of Prime Minister John Russell, 1st Earl Russell.
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