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Print - Major General Sir Alexander Dickson, G.C.B
  • Major General Sir Alexander Dickson, G.C.B
    Wagstaff, Charles Edward, born 1808 - died 1850
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Major General Sir Alexander Dickson, G.C.B

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/08/1841 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wagstaff, Charles Edward, born 1808 - died 1850 (engraver)
    Moon, Francis Graham (Sir), born 1796 - died 1871 (publisher)
    Salter, William, born 1804 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mixed mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    24623

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 11, box A

Physical description

Three-quarter length, standing, to left; holding a plumed hat in right hand and resting the left on a table; wearing military uniform, with a sash and insignia, and spectacles; base of a column in right background; arms of the Royal Academy below.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/08/1841 (published)

Artist/maker

Wagstaff, Charles Edward, born 1808 - died 1850 (engraver)
Moon, Francis Graham (Sir), born 1796 - died 1871 (publisher)
Salter, William, born 1804 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mixed mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by William Salter, M.A.F. London, Published Augt. 1 1841, by F. G. Moon, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 20, Threadneedle Street. Engraved by C. E. Wagstaff. Major General Sir Alexander Dickson, G.C.B. To Lieutenant General Lord Bloomfield, Colonel Commandant, And To The Officers Of The Royal Artillery, This Portrait is most respectfully dedicated by their very Obedt. servt. Fras. Graham Moon.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 67.4 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Descriptive line

Three-quarter length portrait of Sir Alexander Dickson in military uniform. Mezzotint by C. E. Wagstaff after William Salter, 1841.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Spectacles; Officer; Sash; Uniform; Insignia

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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