About this image
'The Most Noble John Manners, Marquis of Granby, Commander in Chief of the British Forces in Germany ...' [1721-1770, eldest son of 3rd Duke of Rutland], half-length, painted by Joshua Reynolds, made and published by Richard Houston, Charing Cross, 1760, damaged with some tears. See DCHQ200495 for a clearer image.
This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of Lysons Magna Britannia, Derbyshire, creating a fascinating and unique illustrated record of the county. The purchase of the collection for Derbyshire Libraries was made possible by the generous bequest of Miss Frances Webb of Whaley Bridge, well known local historian, who died in December 2006.