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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





oil on canvas


H 59.5 x W 47.5 cm

Accession number

STFMS : G94.144.0001

Acquisition method

purchased from King and Chasemore Auctioneers, 1971

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The Shire Hall Gallery

Market Square, Stafford, Staffordshire ST16 2LD England

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