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Lieutenant Sir Peter Parker (1809-1835)

BHC2933
Oil paintings

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Collection Oil paintings, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Parker, Peter

Object details:

Object ID BHC2933
Description A three-quarter-length portrait to the left showing Parker seated wearing a blue coat with gold buttons and a gold ring on each sleeve, white trousers and a waistcoat. A gold banded uniform cap rests on his right thigh and rocks and a tree with the sea beyond form the background. Peter Parker was the son of Captain Sir Peter Parker (1785–1814). He was promoted lieutenant in 1829, serving at the Cape in the ‘Undaunted’, 46 guns, and on the West Indies and North American stations in the 50-gun ‘Vernon’. Late in 1834, he was promoted commander but died in March 1835 following a short illness.
Date made 19th century

Artist/Maker British School, 19th century
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials oil on canvas
Measurements Frame: 423 mm x 370 mm x 73 mm;Painting: 305 mm x 229 mm
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  • Lieutenant Sir Peter Parker (1809-1835) (BHC2933)
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