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George is shown with one hand on his sword, symbolising his military experience, gained fighting for the cause of his father's kingdom, the Electorate of Hanover, on the battlefield. This portrait, a version after the 1715 original by Kneller, was presented to the corporation in 1719 by Sir Adolphus Oughton, MP for Coventry.
oil on canvas
H 236 x W 137 cm (E)
gift from Sir Adolphus Oughton, 1719