Lord Amhurst

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Lord Amhurst
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James Sayers
(Lord Amherst).
(Members of the Coalition Ministry of 1782)
London, C. Bretherton  6th. April 1782
Etching
175x115mm
£75
Amherst stands in profile to the left, he is in uniform and wears the ribbon of the Bath. He smiles, his left hand resting on his sword.
From a series of small, whole length caricature portraits of prominent members of the Whig Coalition and opponents of the American War. The inspiration was apparently the ministerial changes of March 1782.
BM 6053.