Richard Earlom (1743-1822)
Index to the Embassy of Hyderbeck from the Vizier of Oude to Calcutta, by way of Patna, to meet the Lord Cornwallis
Key plate to Colonel Mordaunt's Cock Match at Lucknow
Engraved key plates, published by Laurie & Whittle, London, May 1794 & July 1800, on thin paper, faint spotting and surface soiling to both plates, margins browned, small tears to paper edges
P.302 x 425; 270 x 400mm.
Key plates to Zoffany's Colonel Mordaunt's Cock Match (1784-6) and The Embassy of Hyderbeck to Calcutta. From the Vizier of Oude by the Way of Patna in the Year 1788 to meet Lord Cornwallis (1794 or 1795, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1796). Richard Earlom's mezzotint engravings after both paintings, for which these are the key plates, were published in 1792 (see previous lot) and 1800.
(J.Chaloner & Smith, British Mezzotint Portraits, vol I, no.29) (2)