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Inscription

lower left in plate: G. Kneller Bart. pinx.; lower right in plate: P. Pelham fecit; lower center in plate: His Excellency John Ld. Carteret / Baron of Hames, Ld. Lieutenant & Govr. / Genl. of ye Kingdom of Ireland &c. / London, Sold by J. Bowles in Mercers Hall Cheapside; along lower edge of verso in graphite by unknown hand: 315 x 249 / 352 x 249 pi / C.S. 5ii/ii / P43815; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: P43815

Provenance

Christopher Lennox-Boyd; (Nicholas Stogdon, Oxford); purchased 2001 by NGA.

Bibliography
1884
Smith, John Chaloner. British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. 4 vols. London: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1884.