The Hon.ble William Blakeney Esq,r

Method Mezzotint
Artist T.Ryley
Published Printed for John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill. [n.d.c. 1754]
Dimensions Image 300 x 250 mm, Plate 352 x 251mm, Sheet 448 x 299mm
Notes Full inscription below image reads: 'The Hon.ble William Blakeney Esq,r Lieutenant General of His Majesty's Iniskillin Regim.t of Foot & Lieutenant Governor of MINORCA.'

Lieutenant-General William Blakeney, 1st Baron Blakeney KB (1671/1672 – 10 September 1761) was an Irish soldier known for his unsuccessful defence of the Spanish island of Minorca following the Battle of Minorca in 1756.

The portrait is similar to that by McArdell (Chaloner Smith 21), but with the addition of a cocked hat.

Chaloner Smith 3
Framing unmounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 8683