About this image
John Manners, Marquis of Granby, [1721-1770, eldest son of 3rd Duke of Rutland, half-length; engraved by Henry Robinson, after a painted by Joshua Reynolds, after William Derby. Published by Harding and Lepard, Pall Mall East.
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.