The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Milton Colonel Of The Dorsetshire Volunteer Rangers Mezzotint Engraving By J Jones After T Beach 1795
The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Milton Colonel Of The Dorsetshire Volunteer Rangers Mezzotint Engraving By J Jones After T Beach 1795
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The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Milton Colonel Of The Dorsetshire Volunteer Rangers Mezzotint Engraving By J Jones After T Beach 1795

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The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Milton Colonel of the Dorsetshire Volunteer Rangers. Mezzotint engraving by J Jones Engraver Extraordinary to HRH the Prince of Wales & Principal Engraver to His RH the Duke of York. Painted by Mr T Beach. Published as the act directs July 20th 1795 by Thos. Beach Strand Green Kew Bridge. A superb impression before cleaned titles, backed on linen. Slight age discoloration and light foxing as to be expected and to no detriment. 35.2 by 50.3 cms pl. 37.8 by 54 cms sheet. Provenance: The sitters heirs the Dawson-Dahmer Family by descent. Cawston Place & Buxted Park 

George Damer, 2nd Earl of Dorchester 1746-1808. Viscount Milton. Politician and soldier served as Chief Secretary for Ireland between 1794 and 1795. In the 1760s he and his brother went on the Grand Tour accompanied by libertine Thomas Lyttelton during which Damer became involved with a young Italian Coachman causing a scandal resulting in the Coachmans family having to be bought off.