Cha. Churchill, Esq. [art original] : L. Genl. of his Mas. Forces, Captain and Governor of the town of Plymouth ...
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist.
1 drawing : ink and gray wash on wove paper ; image 18.6 x 14.9 cm, on sheet 20.5 x 15.5 cm
Date of production inferred from similar drawing in the same volume with the date "1805" written on it. Formerly owned by Henry Davies, with his bookplate in volume. Purchased by W.S. Lewis from Heffer, August 1950. Mounted opposite page 293 in an extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. Reminiscences, written in 1788 for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes B-Y ... From: The works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford. London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, and J. Edwards, Pall-Mall, MDCCXCVIII . Title continues: ... and Captain Governor and Keeper of the Royal Citadel there, and of St. Nicholas Island and of all the castles and forts therein; Colonel of a Regt. of Dragoons; Groom of the Bed Chamber to his Majesty, and Member of Parliament for Castlerising in the County of Norfolk from the year 1714 to 1742. Title written in ink below image. Unsigned; attribution to G.P. Harding from signature on a similar drawing mounted in the same volume.
Portrait of Lieutenant General Charles Churchill, three-quarter length, turned slightly right, standing with his right hand on his hip; wearing a military uniform, a wig, and a sword at his side. Tents, presumably from a military encampment, are visible in the background on the right.
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