To the Right Honble. Earl Onslow, this plate representing the House of Commons in Sir Robert Walpole's administration is with permission dedicated by his Lordships most obedient humble servt. E. Harding [graphic] : from an original picture painted by Hogarth and Sir James Thornhill in the collection of Earl Onslow / engraved by A. Fogg, historical engraver, to His Royal Highness Prince Wm. Frederick.
Fogg, Anthony, active 1794-1806, printmaker.
London : Published Novr. 1, 1803 by E. Harding, No. 100, Pall Mall, [1 November 1803]
1 print : engraving and stippling on wove paper ; plate mark 54.5 x 41 cm, on sheet 57.2 x 43 cm
Title engraved below image. Walpole, Honble. Onslow, Godolphin, Jekyl, Col. Onslow, Stables Esqr., Thornhill, and Aiskew identified below image.
"Interior of the House of Commons; the Speaker Arthur Onslow seated to the left of center, speaking with Sir Robert Walpole on his left; to his right seated with pen and ink and open book is Edward Stables, the Clerk of the House of Commons; other figures from the administration portrayed behind central figures, all wearing wigs and hats, including Sydney Godolphin, Sir Joseph Jekyl, Colonel Onslow, Sir James Thornhilll, and Mr. Aiskew (clerk assistant); just visible to the left of the Speaker are Sir Thomas Cotton and Sir William Wyndham."--British Museum online catalogue.
To the RIght Honorable Earl Onslow. House of Commons in Sir Robert Walpole's administration
Godolphin, Sidney Godolphin,--Earl of,--1645-1712,--depicted. Harding, E. (Edward), 1755-1840, publisher. Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Onslow, Arthur,--1691-1768,--depicted. Onslow, George Onslow,--Earl of,--1731-1814,--depicted. Stables, Edward,--depicted. Thornhill, James,--Sir,--1675-1734,--depicted. Walpole, Robert,--Earl of Orford,--1676-1745,--depicted.
Engravings--England--London--1803. Group portraits. Portrait prints.
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