The Rt. Honble. Anne Countess of Mornington

Engraved from a painting by Lady Burghersh in the possession of The Rt. Honble Lord Maryborough to whom by permission this print is mosy respectfully dedicated by his Lordship's devoted & humble servants Welch & Gwynne.
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Main Creator: Hodgetts, Thomas, fl. 1801-1846, engraver
Contributors: Joly, Jaspar Robert, 1819-1892, donor
Summary:Anne Wellesley, née Hill, Countesss of Mornginton, (1742-1831), wife of Garrett Wellesley, 1st Earl; daughter of 1st Viscount Dungannon; mother of the Duke of Wellington, Marquess Wellesley and Lord Cowley. Whole-length, to left, sitting at a table, wearing cap and veil over head, holding "London Gazette", busts etc., of her sons around her; rectangle.
Published / Created: London : Welch & Gwynne, St James's st. January 1839 .
Notes:Lettered impression. Also one trial proof outlined in stipple , with letters scratched. For details of this impression see EP MORN-AN (1A) IV

With coat of arms and motto 'Pollet Virtu'

With sale number 1331 on separate small sheet

Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint ; image 51.6 x 38.7 cm. , on sheet 61.4 x 45.3 cm.

Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : Stationery Office, [1938], p. 141

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