[Grant, Francis], 1810-1878 :Rt. Hon. Sir Geo. Grey Bart. [G.C.B., M.P. for the Northern Division of Northumberland, Secretary of State for the Home Department &c. &c. &c / F. Grant pixit; engraved by S. W.] Reynolds. [London, Published by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi, Octr. 2nd, 1850].

Date
1848 - 1850
By
Grant, Francis (Sir), 1803-1878; Reynolds, Samuel William, 1794-1872; P & D Colnaghi & Company
Ref
D-016-007-b
Description

Shows full-length portrait of Sir George Grey, sometime Governor of New Zealand, standing with his left hand resting on papers at his desk at right, and with a pamphlet rolled in his right hand. He wears a high collar and cravat, cark jacket, lighter waistcoat. Two books stand resting against the side of the table, and there is a wooden seat at the left.

Cataloguing details taken from the entry for this print, on NZBN (abn92-382238), but with attribution for the engraving to Samuel William Reynolds the younger (not the elder).

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Reynolds; Recto - beneath image - [Title]; Recto - beneath image - (On attached label): Exhibited in the Architectural Centre Gallery, June-July 1956. #7.

Sir George Grey was knighted in 1848.

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Mezzotint, 690 x 425 mm, on sheet 900 x 603 mm.

Provenance: Acquired before 1956.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Mezzotints, Portraits, Mezzotint, 690 x 425 mm, on sheet 900 x 603 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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