Antique Print-JOHN TOWNELEY-FRENCH ARMY-PORTRAIT-Skelton-1797

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‘JOHANNES TOWNELEY. ORDINIS (..).’

– Original antique print showing a portrait of John Towneley (1697?1782), an English gentleman and collector from a Roman Catholic family, who served in the French Army and supported the Jacobite Rising of 1745. He translated Hudibras into French.

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Description

Original antique print showing a portrait of John Towneley (1697?1782), an English gentleman and collector from a Roman Catholic family, who served in the French Army and supported the Jacobite Rising of 1745. He translated Hudibras into French.

Made by after an anonymous artist.

Medium: Engraving / etching on wove (vellin) paper.

Sheet size: 14.5 x 22.8 cm (5.71 x 8.98 inch). Image size: 7.4 x 14.7 cm. (2.91 x 5.79 inch).

Condition: good, given age. A few small spots and light soiling.. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

JOHN TOWNELEY-FRENCH ARMY-PORTRAIT | PCO-C46-25

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Published in Britain c. 1800.

Biography engraver: William Skelton (1763?1848) was an English engraver.

Additional information

Dimensions 22 × 14 × 1 cm

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