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His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, Bart, K.C.H.

Picture, 1837, English

His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, Bart, K.C.H.

Picture, 1837, English

Notes

Inscribed in the plate l.l.: Painted by Nelson Cook, Esqre. ; l.r.: Engraved by C. Turner, A.R.A.; b.: HIS EXCELLENCY SIR FRANCIS BOND HEAD, BART: K.C.H. / Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, &c., &c., &c., / From an Original Picture painted at the solicitation of the Inhabitants of the City of Toronto,/ This Plate is respectfully dedicated to / Her Most Gracious Majesty's Loyal Canadian Subjects, by their fellow Citizens & most obt. humle. Servt. / Frederick Chase Capreol. / Published Octr. 10, 1837, by Fred. C. Capreol, Toronto, Upper Canada. & in London, for the Proprietor, by Messrs. Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers, 14, Pall Mall East. & Mr. Leggatt, Printseller, 85, Cornhill.; l.l.: Print
Library also has an earlier state "Published Septr. 1, 1837" (X 76-9)
Listed in Alfred Whitman, 'Charles Turner', London, 1907, #256
The 'Herald', Toronto, 28 January 1847 p. 3 col. 6 advertises that its proprietor has bought from F.C. Capreol's assignees the remaining copies of this mezzotint. A transcription of the advertisement is in Accession File

Publisher

Capreol, Frederick Chase, 1803-1886; Colnaghi (Dominic) & Co.,

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Mezzotint on wove paper

Extent

398 x 292 mm.; sheet 407 x 303 mm

Contributor

Turner, Charles, 1774-1857

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 179 Cab II