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Portrait of an Officer

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

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Portrait of a British volunteer army officer of the Napoleonic period, showing the upper half of a young man with fair hair, brown eyes and full lips. His right arm rests on a shako with large red and white plume and the crowned G. R. pierced badge of the Southwell Volunteers. His uniform consists of a red coatee with black cuffs and collar; two epaulettes trimmed with silver lace; and gold lace on the front. He wears a black stock, white shirt and waistcoat.

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries



Portrait of an Officer




oil on canvas


H 75 x W 53 cm

Accession number

NCM 1984-53

Acquisition method

purchased from Mr E. Dickinson of the Military Historical Society, 1984

Work type


Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

Nottingham City Council, Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG2 3NG England

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