Installation Dinner at the Institution of the Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick in St. Pattick's Hall within the Castle of Dublin, March 17th 1783.Dedicated to the Most Noble Geroge Marquis of Buckingham Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter and in 1783 Original Grand Master of the Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick by His most Obed.t & Humb.l Serv.t Rob.t Wilkinson.
Published 17th March 1803 by Robert Wilkinson No. 58 Cornhill, London.
Etching. 814 x 617mm. Small margins around plate mark, general surface dirt.
Earl Temple (the future Marquess of Buckingham) with plumed tricorn in the centre, presiding as Grand Master of the Order at the dinner in the St Patrick's Hall of Dublin Castle, the Knights and guests standing and about to drink a toast, Lady Temple sitting foreground left in front of Lord Grenville, in the background a gallery with musicians, heralds and ladies. Sherwin died before the plate was finished. It was published with a key after his death by R. Wilkinson, 1803.
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