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- Object: Portrait of William Congreve Esq.r Directing the discharge of the Fire Rockets ... into ... Copenhagen ... in 1807
Portrait; full-length standing to left, looking up and ahead, raising his hat with his right hand, his left at his hip, wearing a fur-lined coat, dark suit, boots and white cravat; a team of men working a gun discharging fire rockets behind him, and a town ablaze on the horizon.
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Height: 675 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 482 millimetres
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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