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A. S. Prescott (1832–1917)

Photo credit: Staffordshire Archives & Heritage

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A portrait by the Stafford-born artist of his eldest son, Albert Stanley Knight Prescott. Albert was a military medical officer who served with the Royal Artillery and served in the China campaign of 1860. This picture was painted shortly after his return from China and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1862. He died in Gravesend in 1917.

The Shire Hall Gallery


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    59.5 x 47.5 cm

  • Accession number

    STFMS : G94.144.0001

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from King and Chasemore Auctioneers, 1971

The Shire Hall Gallery

Market Square, Stafford, Staffordshire ST16 2LD England

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