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Lord Heathfield

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    January 1836 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Doo, George Thomas RA, born 1800 - died 1886 (engraver)
    Pye, John II, born 1782 - died 1874 (publisher)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    18843

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 17, box A

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait, wearing uniform, to front and looking to left, holding a key and chain; in the left background are guns and a view of the sea.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

January 1836 (published)

Artist/maker

Doo, George Thomas RA, born 1800 - died 1886 (engraver)
Pye, John II, born 1782 - died 1874 (publisher)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by George T. Doo, 1836. Historical Engraver in Ordinary to His Majesty. Lord Heathfield. London, Published July 1836, for the Associated Engravers, by Mr. John Pye, 42, Cirencester Place.'

Dimensions

Height: 52.1 cm, Width: 36.8 cm

Object history note

Part of a group of objects previously in possession of Mr. R.S.Smith [South Kensington Museum employee?].

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of George Augustus Eliott, Baron Heathfield of Gibraltar, engraving by George Doo after Joshua Reynolds, 1836.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Battery; Officer; Keys; Sea

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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