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HRH the Duke of Connaught (1850–1942), President of the Society of Arts

Photo credit: Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

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HRH the Duke of Connaught (Prince Arthur, 1850–1942), was born at Buckingham Palace on 1 May 1850, the seventh child and third son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He had a distinguished career as a soldier and a diplomat and between 1911 and 1942 served as President of the Society, receiving the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce's Albert Medal in 1931 'in grateful appreciation of his Presidency of the Society since 1911'.

Royal Society of Arts

London

  • Date

    1937

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    99 x 74 cm

  • Accession number

    RSA010

  • Acquisition method

    presented by the artist, 1937

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