The Hon. Francis William Grant of Grant, Colonel of the Inverness-shire Militia by John Kay (1804)
Original engraving of Francis William Grant (1778-1853), of Castle Grant, Elgin, Scotland. He was a Colonel in the Inverness militia from 1803 to 1813, after serving in commissions in Ireland in 1798 and at Gibraltar in 1800-1. He served in parliament from 1802 to April of 1840, representing a range of constituencies. Grant continued his father’s work of local improvement and was reputedly the greatest exponent of afforestation in Scotland in the 19th century. A copy of this engraving is part of the Yale University Library collection.
Signed and dated in the plate, lower left: J. Kay, 1804
Edinburgh, Scotland, 1804.
Condition: Engraving has been professionally cleaned, and the work has been mounted on an acid-free mat and reframed. Wear commensurate with age and use.
Materials: Paper, Engraving
Dimensions: 12-1/2" W x 15-1/2" H x 3/4" D
Tear sheets are available on request.
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