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Frontal head and shoulders portrait of Joseph Bellot, a middle-aged man, standing slightly to the right. He wears a naval uniform of dark blue/black, with a white collar and cuffs trimmed with gold braid detail and buttons. He wears a high shirt collar, with a knotted black cravat. He holds a letter inscribed "Josh Bellot Esq. RN / HMS Pegasus / 1789". There is a coat of arms in the upper right-hand corner.

Manchester Art Gallery


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    49 x 38 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    bequeathed by Professor H. Hale Bellot, 1969, not available at the time of photography


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Manchester Art Gallery

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