Portraits of Wilmot include one by Joshua Reynolds, later engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi, another by Dance now at the Thomas Coram Foundation for Children, with a copy in the Royal Courts of Justice, and a third attributed to Joseph Wright of Derby, now in the Inner Temple.
A handsome posthumous portrait was painted in 1812 by Benjamin West, showing in the background West’s allegorical painting Reception of the American Loyalists in England.
Charles Pratt, Baron Camden
|Chief Justice of the Common Pleas
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