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Creator:
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

George, first Marquis Townshend

Additional Title(s):

George, 1st Marquis Townshend

Date:
1807
Medium:
Mezzotint (only state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 1/2 × 15 3/4 inches (67.3 × 40 cm), Plate: 25 3/4 × 14 15/16 inches (65.4 × 37.9 cm), and Image: 24 × 14 11/16 inches (61 × 37.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "97"

Collector's mark, lower right: :"JR"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Josa.Reynolds."; lettered, lower center: "THE MOST NOBLE GEORGE MARQUIS TOWNSHEND | Field Marshall of HIs Majestys Forces. Colonel of the 2nd Regiment of Dragoon Guards, Governor of Jersey | High Steward of Tamworth and Yarmouth, Lord Lieutenant and Vice Admiral of the Country of Norfolk &c&c&c. | London Published Jany.1 1807, for the Proprietor by Charles Turner, No.50, Warren Street Fitzroy Square."; lettered, lower right: Engraved by C.Turner."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.268
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Townshend, George, first Marquess Townshend (1724–1807), politician and caricaturist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21756
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