The Rt. Honble. John Foster, Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland

engraved by C.H. Hodges ; painted by C.G. Stuart.
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Main Creator: Hodges, C.H. (Charles Howard), 1764-1837, engraver
Contributors: Joly, Jaspar Robert, 1819-1892, donor
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Summary:John Foster Oriel, (1740-1828), last Speaker of the Irish House of Commons ; whole-length, standing, looking to right, in wig and speaker's robes, right hand on papers headed 'Extending the Linen Manufacture, Plan for Establishing Bank of Ireland & reducing the interest of money to 5 pr. cent' on table with books and mace, left arm extended, column and roof of round room in background.
Format: PRINTS & DRAWINGS
Language:English
Published / Created: London ; Dublin : G.Gowen, January 2, 1792.
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Notes:With coat of arms and motto. Motto reads: "Divini Gloria Ruris'.

Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint ; image 61 x 38.5 cm., on sheet 70 x 45.5 cm.

Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : Stationery Office, [1938], p. 160.

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Credits:Attributed to Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837), after a painting by John Foster Oriel (1740-1828).
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