Charles Edward Poulett Thomson, first Baron Sydenham (1791-1841) was governor-general of Canada, 1839-41.
Inscribed in the plate, l.c.: ENGRAVED BY W.H. MOTE. / C Poulett-Thomson; b. partly concealed by JRR printed caption laid down b.): [From a Painting by Geroge Hayter. Esqr. M.A.S.L. &c.] / LONDON, JOHN SAUNDERS JUNR. 7 DYERS BUILDINGS, HOLBORN BARS.; l.l. PROOF
JRR printed caption and collection label are laid down b. and l.r.
Published in John Saunder, 'Saunders' Portraits and Memoirs of Eminent Living Political Reformers', London, 1840, opp. p. 101.
Rights and Licenses
Stipple and etching on wove paper. Laid down on cardboard
130 x 105; sheet (trimmed to within plate-mark) 243 x 180 mm
Gift of J. Ross Robertson
Hayter, George, Sir, English, 1792-1871,
Saunders, John (firm, London)