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243 PORTLAND (Wm. Henry Cavendish Bentinck, third Duke of, 1738-1809). With his Brother, LORD EDWARD CHARLES BENTINCK (1744-1819).

Full lengths, standing, one on left, right elbow on pedestal, the other on right, his right hand on his brother's left shoulder, his left hand on hip.

Fine mezzotint by J. R. Smith after Sir B. West.

Size 16 by 10 inches, with margin, before names of personages, cut close top and sides. 1774.

£7 7s



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Nearly full length, powdered hair tied at back, dark coat, ruffles, seated at table with books and "India Bill" before him, porch and pillars to left.

Large and very fine mezzotint by Murphy after Sir J. Reynolds.

Size 20 by 14 inches, with margins. 1785.

Brilliant impression in first state.

£6 6s

Another Impression.

Large and fine mezzotint by Murphy after Sir J. Rey


Size 20 by 14 inches, with margin. 1796.

£3 35

246 ROCKINGHAM (Charles, Marquis of, 1731-1782).

Full length, standing in robes, orders, sword, plumed hat, papers, etc., on table, books on floor, pillars and curtain behind. Large and fine mezzotint by Fisher after Sir J. Reynolds.

Size 23 by 15 inches. 1774.

£5 5s

In 1765 became First Lord of the Treasury; owing to the view he took of
American affairs by repealing the Stamp Act, and declaring the right of
Great Britain to tax the Colonies, he retired in 1766.

247 ROLLE (The Right Honble. John, Lord, 1750-1842).

Whole length, sitting, robes, arms on arms of chair, right hand holding coronet, pillars in background, landscape with river in distance to right.

Large and fine mezzotint by Charles Turner after Sir Thos. Lawrence.

Size 27 by 167 inches, with margins. 1826.

M.P. for Devonshire. Strong supporter of Pitt.

£3 3s

248 ROMNEY (Robert Marsham, 2nd Baron, 1712-1793).

Whole length, standing in his robes, holding letter in left hand, his right on a paper on the table, on which are his coronet and writing materials, column and curtain.

Large mezzotint by J. Finlayson after Sir Joshua Reynolds.


Size 243 by 15 inches, with margins. 1773.

Fine impression in second state.

£12 125

President of Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

249 RUSSELL (Lord John, 1792-1878).

Three-quarter length, standing, left hand resting on papers lying on table to right.

Mezzotint by Bellin after Carrick.

Size 17 by 13 inches, with margins.
Proof on India paper. 1844.


Statesman and Prime Minister.

250 RUTLAND (Fifth Duke of, 1778-1857).

Whole length, in military uniform, landscape with trees behind.

Large and fine mezzotint by C. Turner after J. Hopner,

Size 25 by 15 inches, with large margins. 1801.
Brilliant impression, open letter proof.


£15 15S

Was Recorder of Cambridge and Grantham. A Trustee of British Museum,

252 SHERIDAN (Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816).

Three-quarter length, standing, plain coat, frill, white neckcloth, powdered hair, right hand gloved, resting on table, on which is a pencil and papers and inkstand.

Very fine line engraving by J. Hall after Sir J. Reynolds.

Size 20 by 15 inches, with margins.


£4 IOS

Eminent Statesman and Dramatist. Celebrated author of The Rivals," "Critic,' School for Scandal."

253 SHREWSBURY (Charles Talbot, Duke of, 1660-1718).

Full length, standing, robes, long wig, sword, wand in right hand, plumed hat on pedestal, curtain behind.

Large and fine original water-colour drawing by G. P.
Harding, from picture at the Charterhouse.

Size 12 by 74 inches, with margin. Circa 1820.
Statesman. Secretary of State. Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

£4 IOS

254 ST. LEONARDS (Edward Burtenshaw Sugden, Baron, 17811875).

Three-quarter length, seated, full wig, robes.

Very fine mezzotint by Wm. Walker after E. U. Eddis.
Size 21 by 161, with large margins. 1853.

Brilliant lettered proof impression.

Lord Chancellor, almost infallible as an oracle of law.

255 STOWELL (William, Lord, 1745-1836).

Three-quarter length, seated, robes, wig.

£6 6s

Mezzotint engraving by Charles Turner after Thomas


Size 19 by 14 inches, with margins. 1828.

Fine proof impression.

£4 4s

Judge of the High Court of Admiralty of England.

256 STRADBROOKE (John, first Earl of, 1750-1827). When Lord Rous.

Full half length, seated, dark coat, white cravat.
Fine mezzotint by C. Turner after Beechey.
Size 15 by 12 inches, with margins. Circa 1800.
Brilliant impression, proof before all letters.


257 STRAFFORD (Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641). The True Maner of the Sitting of Lords and Commons of both Houses of Parliament upon the Tryal of Thomas, Earle of Strafford, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

View of the Interior of the Parliament House, with the King and Queen and members, judges, etc.

Line engraving by W. Hollar.

Size 10 by 10 inches. 1641.

Statesman. Opposed Charles I.'s Forced Loan, Beheaded.


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Rare Broadside, in Dutch and French, relating to his Execution. Half of the top portion of sheet is occupied with a finely-engraved portrait in armour of the Earl, with a view of the beheading hehind, by C. vander Pass, "Gedruct Gedruct voor Chrispyn vander Pas, by Jan van Hilton, Anno 1641."

Size 16 by 12 inches.

£3 7s 6d

259 THORPE (John, fl. 1570-1610).

Three-quarter length, seated, wig, gown, right arm resting

on books, and plan of a Cathedral.

Line engraving by J. Bayly after Wollaston,

Size 11 by 7 inches, with margins. Circa 1700.
Architect and Surveyor.

7s 6d

260 TOWNSHEND (John, Lord, 1757-1833).

Half length, in square border, powdered hair, coat with high collar, frill.

Mezzotint by J. Jones after Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Size 19 by 133 inches, with margin. 1789.

Fine impression.

£4 IOS

Wit and Poet. Second Son of George 4th. Viscount. M.P. for Cambridge

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Size 18 by 14 inches, with very narrow, margins (title and line of publication only).

£3 IOS

262 THURLOW (Edward, Lord, 1736-1806).


Whole length, standing, wig, robes, left hand on hip, pillar and curtain to right, landscape in distance towards left.

Large and fine mezzotint by W. Dickinson after G. Romney.

Size 25 by 15 inches, with margins. With Inscription in dotted letters.

(SEE ILLUSTRATION, No. XX.) Distinguished Lawyer.

Another Portrait.


£14 14S

Nearly full-length, seated, wig and robes, mace, etc., on table

to right, arms under.

Large and fine stipple engraving by F. Bartolozzi after Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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Full length, standing, wig, robes, buckled shoes, left hand holding paper, mace and purse on table to left, curtain and pillar behind.

Contemporary mezzotint.

Size 137 by 9 inches, with margins.

£3 3s

267 TITCHFIELD (William Henry, Marquis of, 1768-1854). Half length, looking slightly to left, dark coat, white cravat

Fine mezzotint by C. Turner after Harrison.

Size 14 by 10 inches, with full margins. Circa, 1825.

Brilliant proof before all letters.

Afterwards 4th Duke of Portland,


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