[WILBERFORCE (Samuel, 1805-1873, Bishop of Oxford, 1845, and Winchester, 1869, 'Soapy Sam')

Fine Large Unsigned Portrait Engraved by D.J. Pound from a Photograph by Mayall, showing him seated nearly full length, nearly in profile and half turned to the viewer's right, with a thoughtful, even anxious look, his left arm over the back of his chair, in day dress, with the letterpress account of his life to date, talking of his early career, his royal appointments and his founding of Cuddesdon theological college, with an interesting example of his style in the Lords, defending the Church's right to a revival of synodical government both as inherited from the Apostles and as a vent for easing party strife, 8½" x 6¾" in margins 15¾" x 11¾", from the Illustrated News of the World, together 6 sides (three blank) 15¾" x 11¾", [London], no date, circa neatly disbound

He was one of the greatest public speakers of his day (remembered for his opposition to Darwin's theory of evolution), born in London

Item Date:  1860

Stock No:  66243      £75

             Add to Wish List     Order/Enquire

WILBERFORCE-66243-1.jpg WILBERFORCE-66243-2.jpg

<< Back

HyperLink      HyperLink      ABOUT SOPHIE   |   CONTACT SOPHIE   |   TERMS & CONDITIONS