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Lieutenant Colonel Philips Cameron (1782–1811), Eldest Son of Lieutenant General Sir Alan Cameron of Erracht

Photo credit: The Highlanders' Museum

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This portrait was painted when the sitter was a boy. He was commissioned into the 79th on 1st June 1794, aged 12, and died of wounds at the Battle of Fuentes D'Onor in 1811 when commanding the 79th.

The Highlanders' Museum

Near Inverness

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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    61.7 x 50.8 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift from Colonel J. M. Hunt, 1920


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The Highlanders' Museum

Fort George Ardersier, Near Inverness, Highland IV2 7TD Scotland

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