Lord fortescue Coat of Arms Lithograph 1776 Heraldry

Lord Fortescue Coat of Arms Lithograph 1776 Heraldry | #1880385014


This rare lithograph is from Alexander Jacob's three volume work, "A Complete English Peerage," published London, 1766-1769. The plate is titled Lord Fortescue, and is described on the label as an Original lithograph, dated 1776 by Jacobs of London. Authenticity Guaranteed. If you examine the close up photos, you can see the print on the back side of the the litho.
Jacobs (1731-1785) was educated at Worcester College and afterwards at Merton College, Oxford. He took Holy Orders in 1760 and was chaplain to the Duke of Chandos. In December, 1760, he became one of the chaplains to King George III.
Sight size is 7-1/2" x 10-1/2" and the condition is very good. The paper has normal age toning. This coat-of-arms has been triple matted, highlighted with two hand painted bands around the edge, and is housed in a good gold frame, measuring 19-1/2 x 23 inches overall.