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Thomas Lord Fairfax

1738
Origin: Great Britain, London, England
OH: 18 1/2" x OW: 12 5/8"
Black and white line engraving and etching
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1930-434
Text on surrounding circle reads: "THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX"
Lower margin reads: "J. Houbraken sculp Amst./ In the Collection of Bryan Fairfax Esq.r/ Impensis J. & P. Knapton Londini 1738/ Copper Pinxit"
Label:This is one of the portraits for the Kit Kat Club and was then included in volumes of Birch's "The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, Engraved by Mr Houbraken and by Mr Vertue" (London, 1743-1752) (compiling of portraits of famous people); these were sold in the Colonies.