S______L V______N, Esq; the back-sliding PATRIOT

Method Woodcut
Published London: Printed for A. hamilton Junr. near St. John's Gate. 1769.
Dimensions Image 68 x 64 mm, Sheet 93 x 133 mm
Notes A portrait of Samuel Vaughan from Alexander Hamilton's Town and Country Magazine. The magazine was an 18th-century London-based publication that featured tales of scandals and affairs between members of London's upper classes. This portrait was done in conjunction with story outlining the scandal between Samuel Vaughan and the Duke Graffton regarding the sale of political offices.

Samuel Vaughan (1720–1802) was an English merchant, plantation owner, and political radical.

Condition: Old manuscript writing in title to fill in name and in right margin with of Hackney Died 1802, bot affecting the image.
Framing unmounted
Price £15.00
Stock ID 37796