Rare stipple engraved portrait printed in colour.
Benjamin Martin (1704-1782), teacher, instrument maker, author, lexicographer and bankrupt. Engraved by R Page and published in the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, 1825 - a few copies had coloured plates. Overall size, 28 x 21.5 cm.
Old crease on left hand side but outside the plate mark. Otherwise in good clean condition with good plate mark and wide, 4 cm plus, margins. NB: This is printed from a plate charged with different coloured inks. It has not been later coloured on top of a standard black line or sepia printing.
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