The Honble. William Blakeney Esqr.
Lieutenant General of His Majesty's Forces, Colonel of His Majesty's Iniskillin Regimt. of Foot & Lieutenant Governer of Minorca./
G. Chalmers Pinxt. Minorca 1755 ; Js. McArdell fecit.
|Main Creator:||McArdell, James, ca.1729-1765, engraver.|
Lieutenant-General Baron William Blakeney, (1672-1761), colonel of Inniskillin regiment of foot, former Lieutenant Governor of Minorca, later Baron Blakeney; full half-length, to right, standing, face turned and looking to front, wig, uniform, holding up truncheon with right hand, background of coast with fort and rocks, sea with warships in distance to right, when General Blakeney; rectangular frame.
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London : G Hawkins at Miltons Head in Fleet Street, 1756.
Two impressions available of this print. See EP BLAK-WI (1A) III for details on other impression.
Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint; image 27.1 x 22.2 cm., plate mark 32.6 x 22.5 cm., sheet 33.6 x 23.3 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M.Elmes. - Dublin 1937, p. 18.
Engraving attributed to James McArdell, (ca.1728-1765), after an original painting of 1755 by George Chalmers, (ca.1720-1791).
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