C1791

The Right Hon.ble William Pitt.

Artist:

W.H.Brown

Finely engraved C18th miniature oval portrait of William Pitt. Pitt justified convict transportation to Botany Bay on two grounds; 1. it reduced potential corruption of other prison inmates, 2. transportation sent some of the most incorrigible criminals out of the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Right Hon.ble William Pitt.

Date:

C1791

Artist:

W.H.Brown

Condition:

Faint spots to upper sheet, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

43mm 
x 55mm

Platemark Size: 

125mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Right Hon.ble William Pitt. - Antique Print from 1791

Genuine antique
dated:

1791

Description:

Finely engraved C18th miniature oval portrait of William Pitt.

Pitt justified convict transportation to Botany Bay on two grounds; 1. it reduced potential corruption of other prison inmates, 2. transportation sent some of the most incorrigible criminals out of the Kingdom. He also argued that a distant penal and trading colony would enable naval operations in the region.

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