Lord Chatham Is Represented Holding Cap Of Liberty
- Line engraving and stipple engraving
Lettered, lower center: "Lord Chatham is represented holding the Cap of Liberty, and leaning on a | Rudder, the Emblem of his Office of Prime Minister. He is looking on the City | with Complacency, and the City is looking up to him, & pointing to the Figure of | Commerce, whom he is receiving into his Protection. The Quarters of the Globe | form the Train of Commerce, & are pouring Plenty into the Lap of Britannia. | The leading Ideas in this Design are evidently these - Lord Chatham's Care of the | Liberty of his Country - his Attention to the Commercial Interests of these Kingdoms, & | the Effect his Administration had on the Affluence & Happiness of the Nation. | Publish'd as the Act directs Nov.12.1779."; lettered, lower left: "John Bacon Invt."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Etch'd."
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- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99), Lord Chatham Is Represented Holding Cap Of Liberty, 1779
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