Mr HW Eaton MP; Silk. Issue No. 154. (Original Lithograph.). Coïdé, July 26 Adriano Cecioni, 1886, 1836 - May 23, Lith.

Mr HW Eaton MP; Silk. Issue No. 154. (Original Lithograph.)

London: Vanity Fair, 1871. Original colour lithograph. 13.5 x 8.5 inches, accompanied by 1 page of letterpress description. Very Good. Trimmed at bottom of page with some loss of text. Published in Vanity Fair, 14 October 1871.

Henry William Eaton, 1st Baron Cheylesmore (13 March 1816 - 2 October 1891) was a British businessman, Conservative politician, and art collector. The son of Henry Eaton, he was head of William Eaton & Sons, China-silk brokers. He was also Member of Parliament for Coventry from 1865 to 1880, and from [[United Kingdom byelection] 1881 to 1887. The latter year, in Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Honours, Eaton was raised to the peerage as Baron Cheylesmore, of Cheylesmore in the City of Coventry and County of Warwick.

In 1871 he bought the medieval Cheylesmore Manor House and park, then just outside Coventry, now a Grade II* listed building used as a Registry office in the suburb built on the historic park. Item #18-3268

Price: $100.00

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