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A half-length portrait of Keith, facing to the left, and standing on the deck of his ship ‘Monarch’. A view of Cape Town and Table Bay can be seen in the left background. He is wearing a vice-admiral’s undress uniform, although the roll collar has been incorrectly painted, together with the star and riband of a KB. He first saw service in the Seven Years War and served almost continuously until the end of the American War of Independence.
oil on canvas
H 76.2 x W 63 cm
National Maritime Museum (Greenwich Hospital Collection)