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The Hon.ble John Byron Vice Admiral and Commander in Chief of his Majesties Naval Forces in North America

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,0726.44

  • Title (object)

    • The Hon.ble John Byron Vice Admiral and Commander in Chief of his Majesties Naval Forces in North America
  • Description

    Portrait of John Byron, full-length, slightly turned to the left, one hand in the pocket of his pantaloons and the other outstretched and pointing to the left, holding his glove, in a cocked tricorne over his powdered wig, dressed in a naval frockcoat with gold braid and the lapels turned back, a sword belt beneath his waistcoat, an eagle-headed sabre at his side, small buckle shoes upon his feet
    Engraving and etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780s
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 182 millimetres
    • Width: 115 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered to image "The Hon.ble John Byron Vice Admiral and Commander in Chief of his Majesties Naval Forces in North America"
  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CVI P4)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1939,0726.44


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