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Lieut. General Lord Aylmer, K.C.B.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/02/1837 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (publisher)
    Pickersgill, Henry William RA, born 1782 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    27197

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Half-length to front, looking to left and holding a cocked hat. The sitter is wearing military uniform, a ribbon around his neck with various insignia and the star of the Order of the Garter on his jacket.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/02/1837 (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (publisher)
Pickersgill, Henry William RA, born 1782 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by H. W. Pickersgill Esqre. R.A. Engraved by Wm. Ward, Engraver to His Majesty. Lieut. General Lord Aylmer, K.C.B. Late Governor in Chief & Commander of the Forces in British North America London, Published Feby. 1 1837 by Wm. Ward, 12 Mornington Place, Hampstead Road.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 59.9 cm, Width: 43.5 cm

Descriptive line

Half-length portrait of Lord Aylmer in military uniform. Mezzotint by William Ward after Henry William Pickersgill, 1837.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Epaulettes; Garter Star; Ribbon; Uniform; General; Cocked hat

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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