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Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Durham

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/01/1837 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
    Grant, Francis RA (Sir), born 1803 - died 1878 (artist)
    Frs Graves & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22846

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 12

Physical description

Half-length portrait, slightly to left and looking to front; pointing with right hand and supporting his sword with left hand and arm; wearing uniform; in the left distance a burning ship.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/01/1837 (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
Grant, Francis RA (Sir), born 1803 - died 1878 (artist)
Frs Graves & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Francis Grant. Engraved by Wm. Ward Engraver to His Majesty. Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Durham. Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honorable Military Order of the Bath, Knight Commander of the Most Ancient Military Order of Merit of France &c. &c. London, Published January 1st 1837, By Frs. Graves & Co. Late Colnaghi & Co. 23, Cockspur St. Charing Cross.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 48.9 cm cut, Width: 39 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Durham on the deck of a warship. Mezzotint by William Ward after Francis Grant, 1837.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof (?)

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Man; Uniform; Officer; Warship; Sword

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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