Steel Engravings and Illustrations
Original fine steel engraving by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall, London, England
Original fine steel engraving of Horatio, First Lord Walpole. Born 1678, Died 1757. From the original of VANLOO, in the collection of Thomas Walpole ESQ. Published July 1, 1835, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East, London ENGLAND.
Engraving comes with it's companion page from Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain;
Edmund Lodge, ESQ. F.S.A.
Was the second surviving son of Robert Walpole, of Houghton, in Norfolk; grandson of Sir Edward, who received the order of the Bath from Charles the second, in reward for zealous services in the restoration; and a younger brother to that eminent statesman of the last century to whom he was little inferior in sagacity, and equal in integrity. His mother was Mary, only daughter and heir of Sir Geoffery Barwel, of Rougham, in Suffolk.
Skillfully Engraved by W. Holl. Measures appx. 6 1/2" Wide by 10" Tall. The back is blank.
No Rips, No Tears, No Writing, No Folds, No Bends, No Stains, Very Little Foxing, and Very Little Age Discoloration (around the page edge.)
Condition: Very Good/Excellent
Inventory no.: 389100050