- Museum number
- Object: Sir Samuel Hood, K.B.K.S.F.
Portrait; half-length, standing to left in front of a curtain, looking towards front; wearing naval uniform with epaulettes, sash, star, orders, one suspended from a ribbon around his neck; ships at sea in distance on left; after Downman; state after plate retouched and altered, with information about sitter, new day of publication, and filled letters. 1806
Mezzotint and engraving, printed in brown ink
- Production date
Height: 353 millimetres (plate)
Height: 585 millimetres (sheet; irregular)
Width: 251 millimetres (plate)
Width: 425 millimetres (sheet; irregular)
- Curator's comments
- This is after a portrait by John Downman of which a fully coloured study is also in the collection in Downman's 'First Sketches of Portraits of distinguished persons', Fourth Series, Volume 3 (1936,1116.29.11).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Probably part of the gift of 15 prints of his own work made by Turner on 10 May 1817. For comment on the traditional Banks' provenance, see under Mm,15.1.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number