Shall I Resign?Eral Grey Musing after a day's labour in his room, Downing Street. Sketched from Life, with the furniture and room of the First Lord of the Treasury faithfully copied.
London, Published Feb.y. 1. 1836, by F. G. Moon, Printseller to the King, 20 Threadneedle Street.
Rare mezzotint. Plate: 270 x 330mm, (10½ x 13"). Foxing and staining. Small margins.
An interior scene showing Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845) in his rooms at Downing Street. Grey served as Prime Minister from 1806-1807 and 1830-1834. The 'Literary Gazette' 1836 stated 'A more interesting peep at a distinquished statesman, in his private moments of meditation was never produced'.
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