C1810

The Right Honourable William Pitt.

Artist:

I.Hoppner after & I.Jackson

British Prime Minister William Pitt, the Younger, justified convict transportation to Botany Bay on two grounds. First, it reduced potential corruption of other prison inmates. Secondly, transportation sent some of the most incorrigible criminals out of the Kingdom. He also … Read Full Description

$A 275

In stock

S/N: POR-AA-TCWD-001–220928
(C070)
Categories:
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

The Right Honourable William Pitt.

Date:

C1810

Artist:

I.Hoppner after & I.Jackson

Engraver:

H.Meyer 

Condition:

Split in paper bottom title.

Technique:

Stipple engraving with roulette.

Image Size: 

320mm 
x 375mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Right Honourable William Pitt. - Antique Print from 1810

Genuine antique
dated:

1810

Description:

British Prime Minister William Pitt, the Younger, justified convict transportation to Botany Bay on two grounds. First, it reduced potential corruption of other prison inmates. Secondly, transportation sent some of the most incorrigible criminals out of the Kingdom. He also argued that a distant penal and trading colony would enable &#8216naval operations in the region.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.