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Portrait of Major General James Wolfe

1977.224 (RS116457)

Description

Half-length portrait of Major General James Wolfe, Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Forces in the Expedition Against Quebec. Torso turned slightly left, wearing a coat; hair pulled back and tied, with side curls. Set within a rondel resting on a shelf.

Details

Maker
Bowles, John (Publisher)
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)
E. Bakewell & H. Parker (Publisher)
Date
ca. 1760
Inscriptions
""Printed for E. Bakewell & H. Parker opposite Birchen Lane in Cornhil, T.B. Bonlesin St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son in Cornhil & Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck Fecit Pinxt""
Location of origin
London, England; Cornhil, England; England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
glass (material)
ink
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Glass
glass (material)
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Pine
pine (wood)
Portrait
portraits
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Wolfe, James, 1727-1759
Dimensions
15.938 x 12.063 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.224
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3946

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