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[Francis Bacon.]
[Francis Bacon.]
H. Scott Bridgwater [pencil signature].
Published 1926 by The Museum Galleries, 53, Shorts Gardens, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 320 x 200mm (12½ x 8"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
A full length portrait of Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Lord Chancellor to James I but convicted of corruption. According to the letterpress this mezzotint is 'From a painting by an unknown artist in the National Portrait Gallery' (NPG 1288, 'oil on canvas, after 1731, based on a work of circa 1618... a later version of a contemporary painting showing Bacon in his parliamentary robes').
[Ref: 57840]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[John Bunyan.]
[John Bunyan.]
S.M. Litten [pencil signature].
Published 1822 by The Museum Galleries, 26, Museum Street, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 295 x 255mm (11½ x 10"), very large margins.
Half-length portrait of John Bunyan (1628-88), preacher and religious writer, author of Pilgrim's Progress, after Thomas Sadler. Dated 1684, it is the earliest dated portrait of Bunyan, is now in the National Portrait Gallery.
See NPG 1311.
[Ref: 57861]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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René Caillié.
René Caillié.
On Stone by C. Hamburger. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
London Published by Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, New Burkington Street [n.d., c.1830].
Rare lithograph on chine collé, with printed backing sheet. Sheet 160 x 115mm (6¼ x 4½"). Some spotting.
Auguste René Caillié (1799-1838), a French explorer who was the first European to return alive from Timbuktu, claiming a 10,000 franc prize offered by the Société de Géographie. The partnership of Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley lasted only three years, 1829-32.
[Ref: 57958]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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S.te Cecile chantant les Loüages de Dieu.
S.te Cecile chantant les Loüages de Dieu. Gravéé f'apres le tableau de Dominicain qui est dans le cabinet du Roy Il a 5. pieds de haute et 3. pieds 6 puches de large.
Steph. Picart Romanus sculp.
[n.d., engraved c.1660, printed c.1800.]
Very fine engraving, blind stamp of "Chalcographie du Louvre"; 435 x 290mm (17 x 11½"), with large margins. Uncut.
Saint Cecilia, patron saint of musicians and of Church music, playing the cello; a putto holds up a book of sheet music to right. It is said that the Christian saint and virgin martyr sang to God as she was dying. Engraved by Étienne Picart after the painting by Domenichino (1581-1641) in the Louvre.
[Ref: 57871]   £360.00  
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Madame Celeste as Miami,
Madame Celeste as Miami, in Buckstones Celebrated Drama of the ''Green Bushes''.
J.W. Childe del. W.F. Starling sc.
Published April 12 1845 by C. Moon, 12 Regent S.t.
Soft ground etching with hand colour, printed on chine collé. 410 x 310mm (16 x 12¼"). Wear to backing card.
Céline Céleste-Elliott (c,1815-1882), stage name Madame Céleste, a French dancer and actress in her favorite role of Miami, the half-Native American, half-French heroine of The Green Bushes (1845) by John Baldwin Buckstone.
[Ref: 58006]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Jesus Christ dormant entre les bras de la Vierge, vulgaireement apellé, le Silence du Carrache.
Jesus Christ dormant entre les bras de la Vierge, vulgaireement apellé, le Silence du Carrache. Gravû d'apres le tableau d'Annibal Carrache, qui est de cette mesme grandeur, dans le Cabinet du Roy.
Annibal Carracci pinxit. Steph. Picart Rom.us sculps. 1681.
Engraving. 425 x 480mm (16¾ x 19"). Tears in inscription area taped, creasing. Time staining in margins.
Christ sleeps in the arms of the Virgin Mary, who raises her finger to her lips to prevent the young St John waking the baby. This gesture has given the picture the nickname of 'The Silence'. In 1671 the painting copied by Etienne Picart was acquired for Louis XIV as the work of Annibale Carracci. Now in the Louvre (Louvre Inv.195), it has been reattributed to Domenichino, c.1605, as a contemporary copy of Carracci's original, once in the Farnese Collection but bought by George III in 1766 and now in the Royal Collection Trust.
[Ref: 57932]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[George III and Queen Charlotte] G.III C. A King Revered  A Queen Beloved
[George III and Queen Charlotte] G.III C. A King Revered A Queen Beloved This Medallion, commorative of their Majesties Presence at St Paul's Cathedral, on St George's Day 1789, attended by the Houses of Parliament and the Corporation of London, where they joined in giving solumn national Thanks, for the Sovereign's late happy Recovery: is humbly Dedicated to all loyal Britons.
London, Designed & Publish'd by Amelia Campbell Apr.l 23: 1789.
Scarce stipple and etching. Sheet 140 x 100mm (5½ x 4").
Medallion portraits of George III and Queen Charlotte. In 1789 George was in the grip of acute mania, causing the House of Commons to pass the Regency Bill. Before the bill passed through the Lords, the king returned to sanity.
[Ref: 57904]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.]
[Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.]
H. Goffey [pencil signature].
Published 1925 by The Museum Galleries, 53, Shorts Gardens, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
Seated portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, playwright & novelist, shown aged 79. The original oil, painted by Joseph Karl Stieler in 1828, is in the Bavarian State Painting Collections (WAF 1048).
[Ref: 57849]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Thomas Gresham.
Sir Thomas Gresham.
J. Chapman sculp.t.
London, Published as the Act directs, Oct.r 25: 1806 by J. Wilkes.
Stipple, printed in colours. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"), with large margins, watermarked 1804.
Sir Thomas Gresham (1519 -79), financier to monarchs Edward VI, Mary I & Elizabeth I, and founder of the Royal Exchange.
[Ref: 57959]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The Guardian Angel.
The Guardian Angel.
R. Cosway R.A. del. J. Ogborne sculp.
Pub Jan.y 1.st 1794 by J Ogborne No. 58 Great Portland St.
Stipple and etching, printed in colours. Sheet 260 x 195mm (10¼ x 7¾"). Trimmed within plate.
An angel kneeling, cradling a sleeping baby in his arms.
Daniell: 180.
[Ref: 57983]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Lieutenant Colonel Sir Robert John Harvey K.T.S. and F.A.S.
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Robert John Harvey K.T.S. and F.A.S.
Painted by T. Stewardson Esq:r Portrait Painter to Her Majesty. Engraved by C. Knight 1821 Aet: 77.
Stipple engraving. 265 x 210mm (10½ x 8¼"), with large margins. A little creasing on left and wear at edges.
Sir Robert John Harvey (1785-1860), shown wearing the Portuguese medals given to him when he was British liaison officer to the Portuguese army during the Peninsular War. They are the 'Peninsular War Campaign Cross' (6 campaigns), the insignia of a 'Knight of the Order of the Tower and Sword', the rare 'Commanderís Medal of the Peninsular War' (10 campaigns) and the Army Gold Medal (Orthez). After the capture of Badajoz in 1812 Harvey was made a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Portuguese Army, but a year later he received the same rank in the British army on the recommendation of Wellington, after the Battle of Vitoria. In 1817 he was knighted and 1831 he was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath. His final rank was Major-General. After the army he followed his father as partner in the Norwich bank of Harvey and Hudson, later the Crown Bank.
[Ref: 57942]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gerard Hoet] G Hoet.
[Gerard Hoet] G Hoet.
[Engraved by Aert Schouman after Gerard Hoet.]
[n.d., c.1780.]
Mezzotint. Sheet 155 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"). Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper.
Head and shoulders self portrait of Gerard Hoet (1648-1733), a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver. This appears to be printed from a cut-down plate that originally showed the artist half-length, holding a quill, a palette hanging on the wall behind (edge visible here). The Rijksmuseum has both versions.
Rijksmuseum RP-P-OB-17.300 & RP-P-1888-A-13936.
[Ref: 57816]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Infancy.
Infancy. To the Right Honorable The Countess of Cholmondeley, This Place is with Permission Dedicated by her Ladyship's Ob.t Humble Serv.t John Scott,
Painted by Alfred Chalon, A. R. A. Engraved by John Scott.
London; Published Aug.t 7, 1814, by John Scott, Rosomans Street, Spa Fields.
Scarce etching with engraving. 250 x 310mm (9¾ x 12¼"). Trimmed to plate, slight soiling.
An infant wearing a bonnet, dress slipped to the waist, with dog and Chinese porcelain vase.
[Ref: 57990]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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St Jean Baptiste dans le Desert.
St Jean Baptiste dans le Desert. Dédié a son Excellence Monseigneur Le Comte de Fuentés; Ministre Plenipotentiaire de sa Majesté Catholique auprès de sa Majesté très Chrétienne. d'Après le Tableau Original du Guide, du Cabinet de M.r L'Abbé Reynoird. Par son très Humble et très Obeissant Serviteur Molés.
Se Vend à Paris chez Lacombe Libraire rue Christine. C.L.R. [c. 1800's]
Etching with engraving. 565 x 380mm (22¼ x 15"), with large margins. Some spotting and creasing in margins. Uncut.
St John the Baptist in the wilderness, seated with lamb and cross, pointing upwards. Engraved by Pedro Pascual Moles after Guido Reni.
[Ref: 57877]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Samuel Johnson.]
[Samuel Johnson.]
Will. Henderson [pencil signature].
Published 1923 by The Museum Galleries, 28, Museum Street, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 330 x 250mm (13 x 9¾"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
A copy of the famous half length portrait of writer Samuel Johnson (1709-84), painted by Sir Joshua Reybolds c.1772.
[Ref: 57841]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Design of a Monument to the Memory of Edmund Kean Esq.re.
Design of a Monument to the Memory of Edmund Kean Esq.re.
[n.d., c.1835.]
Lithograph. Sheet 375 x 250mm (14¾ x 9¾"). Small tear in left edge, damp stains on right side.
[Ref: 57893]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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William Kent.
William Kent.
[A. Bannerman sculp.]
[n.d., 1762.]
Engraving. Sheet 185 x 135mm (7¼ x 5¼"). Trimmed to image, laid on album paper.
William Kent (1685-1748), painter, architect and landscape architect who had a hand in the landscaping and interior design for Chiswick House, Hampton Court Palace and Devonshire House, thus having a lasting impact on the history of interior design and estate layout.
[Ref: 57960]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Edw.d Kerrison [facsimile signature].
Edw.d Kerrison [facsimile signature].
T. H. Maguire. 1851. [etched in plate]
M & N Hanhart. Imp.t.
Lithograph on octagonal chine collé. Sheet: 610 x 445mm (24 x 17½"), very large margins. Some foxing. Toning around the edges.
A seated half length portrait of Sir Edward Kerrison (1776-1853) from the Ipswich Museum Portraits series published by George Ransom in 1852: the sixty portraits of distinguished men of science were commissioned to commemorate the foundation of the museum in 1846. Kerrison was a respected officer of the British Army, serving as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the 7th Light Dragoons and commanded his own regiment at the Battle of Waterloo.
[Ref: 57854]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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H. Gally Knight [facsimile signature].
H. Gally Knight [facsimile signature].
Drawn by R.J. Lane from a sketch by J. Slater. Printed by Hullmandel.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph on chine collé, on printed backing paper. Printed area 255 x 185mm (10 x 7¼"). Some spotting on backing sheet.
Henry Gally Knight (1786-1846), traveller in middle & near east and writer, M.P. for Aldborough (1814-15), Malton (1831-2 & 1835-46) & North Nottinghamshire (1835 and 1837). An authority on architecture, he wrote 'An Architectural Tour in Normandy (1836), 'The Normans in Sicily' (1838) and 'The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Italy' (1842-4).
[Ref: 57940]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Connoisseurs.]
[The Connoisseurs.]
[Painted by Edwin Landseer R.A. Engraved by Samuel Cousins, A.R.A.]
London; Published Dec.r 10th 1867, by Henry Graves & Co the Proprietors, Publishers to H.M. the Queen, and T.R.H. the Prince & Princess of Wales _ 6 Pall Mall. Copyright Registered.
Mezzotint on india, proof before letters, 'Printsellers' Association' blindstamp. Plate mark 580 x 430mm (23 x 17"), very large margins. Very slight foxing mainly in large margins.
Landseer's self portrait, accompanied by two dogs.
Whitman: Samuel Cousins, 99, state II of II.
[Ref: 57856]   £450.00  
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[Carl von Linnaeus.]
[Carl von Linnaeus.]
T. Hamilton Crawford [pencil signature].
Published 1925 by The Museum Galleries, 53, Shorts Gardens, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 275 x 215mm (11 x 8½"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
Seated portrait of Carl Linnaeus (1707-78) Swedish botanist & zoologist, known as the "father of modern taxonomy". According to the letterpress, the original oil, painted by Alexander Roslin, is owned by the Linnean Society of London.
Wellcome: 1778 - not in.
[Ref: 57848]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lord Joseph Lister.]
[Lord Joseph Lister.]
H. Blackburn Hart [pencil signature].
Published by The Museum Galleries, 26, Museum Street, London, W.C. Copyright. 1822.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 295 x 225mm (11½ x 8¾"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
Seated portrait of Joseph Lister (1827-1912) surgeon and pioneer of antiseptic surgery. The original oil, painted by Walter William Ouless, in 1828, belongs to The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Wellcome: 1782 - not in.
[Ref: 57850]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Archibald Macdonald Knt. Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer.
Sir Archibald Macdonald Knt. Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer.
Dighton del.
London: Printed for Bowles & Carver. [Published 4 June 1794].
Mezzotint. Sheet 150 x 115mm (6 x 4½"). Trimmed to image on three sides and into inscription area at bottom, losing date, laid on album paper.
A caricature portrait of Sir Archibald MacDonald (1747-1826), lawyer and politician. He was Member of Parliament for Hindon, Wiltshire, and then for Newcastle-under-Lyme. In 1790 he was promoted to Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
[Ref: 57912]   £140.00  
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[The penitent Mary Magdalene in the wilderness]. Remittuntur ei peccata multa, quoniam dilexit multum.
[The penitent Mary Magdalene in the wilderness]. Remittuntur ei peccata multa, quoniam dilexit multum. St Luc Ch. 7 v.47.
Ant. Coypel pinx. G. Duchange sculp.
[n.d., c.1730.]
Engraving. 255 x 195mm (10 x 7¾"), with large margins. Uncut.
Mary Magdelene lifts her eyes to heaven.
[Ref: 57925]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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La Magdeleine.
La Magdeleine.
Peint par le Guide. Gravé par Frédéric Lignon. 1818. Imprimé par Durand.
A Parism chez l'Auteur, rue des Fossés St Germain des Prés, N:o 28.
Engraving. 420 x 300mm (16½ x 11¾") very large margins. Slight foxing.
Mary Magdalene, hands crossed across her chest, looking up, after Guido Reni.
[Ref: 57957]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mary Magdalene.] Mary Hath Chosen that Good Part, Which Shall Not be Taken From Her. Luke 10. v. 43.
[Mary Magdalene.] Mary Hath Chosen that Good Part, Which Shall Not be Taken From Her. Luke 10. v. 43. Now when Jesus was risen early, the first day of the week he appeared first to Mary Magdalene. That Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. From the original Picture in the Possession of Sir Simon H. Clarke Bar.t.
Guido Pinx.t. Sharpe Sculp.t.
London, Published by Will.m Sharp, 16 May, 1822.
Etching with engraving on chine collé. 300 x 230mm (11¾ x 9"), very large margins. Fold on left plate mark.
Mary Magdalene with a halo, looking up.
[Ref: 57941]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Cantabo Domino in vita mea. Psal. 103. v.33.
Cantabo Domino in vita mea. Psal. 103. v.33.
Ant. Coypel pinx. G. Duchange sculp.
[n.d., c.1730.]
Engraving. 255 x 195mm (10 x 7¾"), with large margins. Uncut.
'I will sing to God as long as I live.' A young woman tilts her head back as she sings, holding a small music book open in her lap.
[Ref: 57924]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[William Pitt the Younger.]
[William Pitt the Younger.]
S.M. Litten [pencil signature].
Published 1823 by The Museum Galleries, 26, Museum Street, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 330 x 270mm (13 x 10½") very large margins.
Three-quarter portrait of William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), after an oil by John Hoppner, now in Cowdray Park. However this mezzotint is likely taken from a copy made in Hoppner's studio to satisfy a considerable demand, now owned by the Tate but on loan to the National Portrait Gallery.
See NPG L267.
[Ref: 57858]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Charlotte Raikes] Mrs J.M. Raikes.
[Charlotte Raikes] Mrs J.M. Raikes.
Sir W.m Beechy R.A. pinx.t. T. Nugent sculp.t.
[London. Published Feby 1 1810 by Anty Molteno, Printseller to her R.H. the Dutchess of York, No 29 Pall Mall.]
Rare stipple with etching. Sheet 225 x 175mm (8¾ x 7"). Trimmed within plate, losing publication line. Bit messy.
Half length portrait of Charlotte Raikes (née Bayly), holding a book to her chest with both hands, wearing jewelled brooches and pearl necklace. She was married to Job Mathew Raikes of Welson, Yorks. According to Beechey 1807 Account Book, he charged five guineas extra for the painting.
W. Roberts: Sir William Beechey R.A, p.212.
[Ref: 57943]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sir Walter Ralegh.]
[Sir Walter Ralegh.]
Will. Henderson [pencil signature].
Published 1924 by The Museum Galleries, 53, Shorts Gardens, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 310 x 225mm (12¼ x 8¾"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
Half-length portrait of Sir Walter Ralegh (or Raleigh, c.1552-1618), Elizabethan writer, soldier, explorer and politician. The original oil, painted by an unknown artist in the year of the Spanish Armada, shows the sea captain in a doublet embellished with pearls. It is now in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG 7).
[Ref: 57845]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Francis Rawdon-Hastings] The Right Honorable Francis Earl of Moira, &c. &c. &c.  Acting Grand Master
[Francis Rawdon-Hastings] The Right Honorable Francis Earl of Moira, &c. &c. &c. Acting Grand Master of the most Ancient amd Honorable Society of Free & Accepted Masons [...] Dedicated by Permission to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales &c &c &c. by His Royal Highness' obliged and obedient Servant, Henry Landseer.
Drawn by F. Bartolozzi R.A. Engraved by H. Landseer. [***] of Mr Harram (for the Proprietor) Piazza Chambers, Covent Garden.
ondon Published Feb.y 25, 1804, by C. Wilkinson, Cornhill; Colnaghi, Cockspur Street, Charing Cross, and the Proprietor H. Landseer, Northend, Fulham
Rare mezzotint. Sheet 555 x 425mm (21¾ x 16¾"). Trimmed within plate.
Three-quarter portrait of Francis Rawdon-Hastings (1754-1826), 1st Marquess of Hastings & second Earl of Moira, dressed in his Masonic regalia and seated in the grandmaster's chair. A soldier during the American Revolutionary War, he fought at Bunker Hill, White Plains and the siege of Charleston. His victory over General Greene at Hobkirk's Hill was described by Cornwallis 'as by far the most splendid of this war'. Appointed Governor-General of India in 1813, he oversaw the victory in the Gurkha War (1814-16); the final conquest of the Marathas in 1818; and the purchase of the island of Singapore in 1819. In 1824 he was appointed Governor-General of Malta, dying at sea near Naples 1826. Here he is shown in masonic dress, with his compasses, on a throne decorated with masonic symbols.
Whitman; 374.
[Ref: 57926]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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S.r Joshua Reynolds.
S.r Joshua Reynolds.
Painted by himself. R. Sayer Excudit. Engraved by James Watson.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer. Map & Printseller, No.53, Fleet Street; Published as the Act directs 10 July 1770.
Mezzotint. 450 x 325mm (17¾ x 12¾"). Framed. Slight creasing in centre. Unexamined out of frame.
A self portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), painter and first President of the Royal Academy.
CS: 123 ii of ii; Goodwin: 71 iii of iii; Hamilton p.57 ii.
[Ref: 57865]   £380.00   (£456.00 incl.VAT)
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Stephen Jordan Rigaud [facsimile signature]
Stephen Jordan Rigaud [facsimile signature]
T. H. Maguire. 1852. [etched in plate]
[M & N Hanhart]
Lithograph on octagonal chine collé. Sheet: 610 x 445mm (24 x 17½"). Large margins. Foxing and toning around the edges. Crease and small tear in lower right hand corner.
A three-quarter length portrait of Stephen Jordan Rigaud (1816-1859), with a right hand on his hip, from the Ipswich Museum Portraits series published by George Ransom in 1852: the sixty portraits of distinguished men of science were commissioned to commemorate the foundation of the museum in 1846. Before Rigaud was elected Bishop of Antigua in 1858, where he died a year later, he was the headmaster of what is now Ipswich School from 1850 until his consecration.
[Ref: 57880]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Shakspeare.
Shakspeare. The Property of George Nicol Esq.r.
R. Burbage pinx.t 1597. J. Cochran sculp.t.
London, Pub.d by A. Wivell, 40, Castle Street East 1827.
Fine stipple with engraving, on chine collé. 240 x 180mm (9½ x 7"), with very large margins.
An engraving of the so-called 'Felton Portrait' of William Shakespeare, bought at a London auction in 1792 by Mr. S. Felton of Drayton, Shropshire. Wivell's attribution of the painting to Richard Burbage (c.1567-1619, one of the most famous actors of the Globe Theatre and a friend of Shakespeare;s) is based on initials on the reverse.
[Ref: 57890]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Shakespeare's monument by Thomas.
Shakespeare's monument by Thomas.
[n.d., c.1862.]
Engraving. Sheet 270 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼").
A massive plaster monument to William Shakespeare, the final work by John Thomas (1813-62), displayed at the 1862 International Exhibition. A dispute over its placement hastened his death in April 1862, and he was buried in Kensal Green Cemetery. An architect as well as a sculptor, he worked on Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Westminster, where he was responsible for the figures of kings and queens.
[Ref: 57892]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Richard Brinsley Sheridan.]
[Richard Brinsley Sheridan.]
H. Blackburn Hart [pencil signature].
Published 1924 by The Museum Galleries, 53, Shorts Gardens, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 295 x 230mm (11½ x 9"), very large margins, with a letterpress biography.
A half length portrait in an oval of Irish politician, playright and theater-owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816), painted by John Russell in 1788 and now in the National Portrait Gallery.
See NPG 651 for the original pastel.
[Ref: 57842]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[George Stephenson.]
[George Stephenson.]
S.M. Litten [pencil signature].
Published by The Museum Galleries, 26, Museum Street, London, W.C. Copyright. 1922.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 345 x 270mm (13½ x 10½") very large margins.
Seated portrait of engineer George Stephenson, the inventor of the first steam locomotive, after Henry William Pickersgill, now in the National Portrait Gallery.
See NPG 410.
[Ref: 57860]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Richard Taylor [facsimile signature.]
Richard Taylor [facsimile signature.]
T. H. Maguire. 1851. [etched in plate]
[M & N Hanhart]
Lithograph on octagonal chine collé. Sheet: 610 x 445mm (24 x 17½"), very large margins. Minor foxing.
A seated half length portrait of Richard Taylor (1781-1858) from the Ipswich Museum Portraits series published by George Ransom in 1852: the sixty portraits of distinguished men of science were commissioned to commemorate the foundation of the museum in 1846. Taylor was an English naturalist and printer, publishing notable science journals and magazines.
W2892-2
[Ref: 57872]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[James Watt.]
[James Watt.]
S.M. Litten [pencil signature].
Published 1922 by The Museum Galleries, 26, Museum, London, W.C. Copyright.
Mezzotint on chine collé, printed in colours, signed by the engraver, publisher's blind stamp lower left. 335 x 270mm (13¼ x 10¾"), large margins, with a letterpress biography.
Seated portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), Scottish inventor whose improvements to the steam engine in 1776 was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution. The original oil, painted by Carl Fredrik von Breda in 1779, in now in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG 186a).
[Ref: 57847]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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T. B. Western [facsimile signature.]
T. B. Western [facsimile signature.]
T. H. Maguire. 1851. [etched in plate]
M & N Hanhart Imp.t.
Lithograph on octagonal chine collé. Sheet: 560 x 425mm (22 x 16¾"), very large margins. Ipswich Museum crest stamp. Some foxing and toning along the right edge.
A three-quarter length seated portrait of Sir Thomas Burch Western (1795-1873), looking away from the viewer to the left. Western was an English Liberal Party politician and represented the North division of Essex as an MP.
W3166-1
[Ref: 57867]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The King and His Ministers in Council.
The King and His Ministers in Council. To Her most excellent Majesty, Adelaide, Queen of England. This Print is dedicated by her most Loyal, Respectful, and Obedient Subject, John Knight.
Drawn on Stone by O'Connor. R. Martin Lithog. 124, High Holborn.
London, Printed for John Knight, 51, Paternoster Row [n.d., c.1832].
Scarce lithograph on chine collé. 240 x 270mm (9½ x 10¾"). Slight crease in background, backing paper with pinholes at top, very slight foxing at sides.
William IV seated at a table, discussing the Reform Bill with his ministers, who are named under the image. They are (clockwise from left) Lord Brougham, The King, Earl Grey, Lord Holland, Lord Goderich, Lord Durham, Lord John Russell, the Marquis of Lansdowne, Sir Thomas Denman (standing addressing assembly), T.S. Rice Esq. and the Duke of Devonshire.
[Ref: 57818]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Robert Hopper Williamson Esq.r.
Robert Hopper Williamson Esq.r. Chancellor of the County Palatine of Durham and Recorder of Newcastle upon Tyne. This Print was engraved at the expence of the Gentlemen of the profession of the Law, in Newcastle, Northumberland & Durham; as a Testimony of his Talents as a Lawyer, & his independent Integrity as a Man.
James Londsale pinx.t. W.m Sharp sculp.t.
Published by William Sharp, London May 16th 1822.
Etching with engraving on chine collé. 385 x 315mm (15¼ x 12½"), with large margins. Edges soiled and creased.
Robert Hopper Williamson (1755-1835), chancellor of Durham from 1818 to 1835, founder member and first vice-president of 'The Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle upon Tyne' (now known more often as the Lit & Phil) in 1793.
Davison Archive.
[Ref: 57930]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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