James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (1740–1795) Scottish lawyer and diarist

£35.00

Description

James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (1740–1795), was a Scottish lawyer, diarist, and author born in Edinburgh. He is best known for his biography of one of his contemporaries, the English literary figure Samuel Johnson.
Engraved by S. Freeman after the portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds for ‘Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished’ by Robert Chambers, 1834. Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow.

600 ppi
Steel engraving
1834
Image size approx. 94 x 101 mm