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Lord Sydney before Botany Bay, 14 July 1784


This copper engraving published by James Bretherton depicts a middle aged Townshend in 1784, a year after receiving his title. He is standing side on, with one hand resting on his sword and the other holding out his hat, depicting him in the middle of a speech in the Commons.

From the collections of the
(Mitchell Library)