To the Right Honourable the Elder Brethrem of the Corporation of Trinity House, London
His Grace the Duke of Wellington &c. &c. &c. the Illustrious Master of that ancient Institution; Is, by especial permission, respectfully dedicated by their most Obedient Servant, Thomas Boys /
Painted by John Lucas ; Engraved by Henry Cousins.
|Main Creator:||Cousins, Henry, died 1864, engraver|
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852) ; whole-length, standing, slightly to right, wearing uniform of Master of Trinity House, with the star of the Garter, Golden Fleece and medal, arms folded, table to right with plan 'Dover Harbour,' inkstand, box, curtain and pillar behind, chair at hi back to left, view of Tower of London in background ; rectangular frame.
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London : T. Boys, Regent street, January 1st, 1841.
Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint ; image 71 x 45.6 cm., plate mark 49.3 x 50.7 cm., sheet 95.2 x 62.7 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : Stationery Office, , p. 225.
Engraving attributed to Henry Cousins, (died 1864), after an original painting by John Lucas,(1807-1874).
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|EP WELL-AR (126) IV||
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Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.