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Mrs Rhoda Richards, Wife of Major-General Alfred Richards, CB, Colonel Commandant 31st Bengal Native Infantry

Photo credit: National Army Museum

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Rhoda Richards was born Rhoda Cecilia Howell, of Carmarthen; she and Alfred Richards were married at St Michael’s, Bath on 30 January 1812, and had a daughter (baptised on 21 October 1823). This painting is a companion to the portrait of her husband also in the collection of the National Army Museum (197-04-144).

National Army Museum


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    76 x 68 cm

  • Accession number

    NAM. 1997-04-145

  • Acquisition method

    gift from Squadron Commander E. W. King-Turner, 1997


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