Sir Charles Turner

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Sir Charles Turner
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James Sayers
(Sir Charles Turner)
(Members of the Coalition Ministry of 1782)
London, C Bretherton  17th. June  1782
Etching
180 x 110 mm
£85
Sir Chalres Turner, Bart. of Kirkleathen, Yorkshire, was a Whig, and consistent opponent of the American War. He reprented the City of York until his death in 1783. He was made a Baronet on 20th. April 1782.
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 6073