Henry Stone Smith

Henry Stone Smith

Henry Stone Smith
  • Title: Drawing of Henry Stone Smith

  • Artist : Unknown

  • Date : c 1820-1825

  • Medium : Pencil, black and coloured chalks heightened with white on buff paper

  • Dimensions : Mounted. 25.5cm x 20cm

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/RO/1/90

  • Description :

    Drawing of Henry Stone Smith, a Clerk in the House of Lords. He is remembered for his prompt action at the time of the burning of the Palace of Westminster in October 1834, responsible for saving many of the historic records not preserved in the Jewel Tower.

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