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Vice-Admiral Sir James de Saumarez, 1757-1836, 1st Baron de Saumarez

BHC3166
Fine art

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Collection Fine art, Oil paintings
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Saumarez, James

Object details:

Object ID BHC3166
Description At the very beginning of the Revolutionary Wars, Saumarez, in the ‘Crescent’, 36, captured the French frigate ‘Reunion’, 36, for which he was knighted. He commanded the ‘Orion’ 74 at the battle of St Vincent, 1797, and the Nile, 1798, at which he was senior captain. He is shown, half-length, wearing admiral’s full dress uniform 1812-25, with the ribbon and star of the GCB and the medals for the battles of St Vincent and the Nile.
Date made Early to mid 19th century

Artist/Maker Lane, Samuel
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.
Materials oil on canvas
Measurements Frame: 954 mm x 832 mm x 82 mm;Painting: 711 mm x 660 mm
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  • Vice-Admiral Sir James de Saumarez, 1757-1836, 1st Baron de Saumarez (BHC3166)
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