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Mr White, tailor, ca.1800

BHC3089
Oil paintings

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Collection Oil paintings, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Mr White

Object details:

Object ID BHC3089
Description A half-length portrait to the left showing White facing right in a dark blue coat with powdered hair and holding a letter. Mr White was said to be a tailor and a maker of naval uniforms. The letter he holds was supposed to be from Nelson, however, it is not addressed to Mr White but rather to a name beginning with B, although the inscription is now to worn too decipher further.
Date made circa 1800

Artist/Maker British School, 18th century
British School
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials oil on canvas on board
Measurements Painting: 757 x 609 x 11 mm
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  • Mr White, tailor, ca.1800 (BHC3089)
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