Baron Brougham & Vaux, Lord High Chancellor of Gt. Britain, &c. &c. &c.

Method Copper engraving with hand colouring
Published Pubd. 1832 by T. Gillard, No. 48 Strand.
Dimensions Image 240 x 210 mm Sheet 340 x 280 mm
Notes Half-length portrait of Henry Peter Brougham, depicted in the office of Lord Chancellor.

Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778 - 1868) was a British statesman, and acted as Lord Chancellor between 1830 and 1834. He is known for his fight against the slave trade, as well as being a founding member of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge in 1825. In the following year, he assisted the foundation of University College London. During his time in office as Lord Chancellor, Brougham established the Central Criminal Court, and impacted many legal reforms.

Condition: Light creasing to margins.
Framing unmounted
Price £120.00
Stock ID 10821