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Sir Peter Laurie, Alderman, Lord Mayor of London

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    July 1839 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scott, James (engraver)
    Boys, Thomas (publisher)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    25751

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 20, box A

Physical description

Print, three-quarter length portrait of a man, turned to front, looking to left, holding a hat in left hand and wearing his robes and chain of office.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

July 1839 (published)

Artist/maker

Scott, James (engraver)
Boys, Thomas (publisher)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Thos. Phillips, R.A. Engraved by James Scott. Portrait of Sir Peter Laurie, Alderman, Lord Mayor of London, 1832-3 President of the Royal Hospitals of Bridewell & Bethlem, &c. &c. In his Robes of Mayoralty. London, Published Jany 1839, by Thomas Boys Printseller to the Royal Family, XI Golden Square, Regent Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 72.4 cm sheet, Width: 51.7 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Sir Peter Laurie, mezzotint by James Scott after Thomas Phillips, 1839.

Production Note

India proof with open letters.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Mayor; Politician; Saddler

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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