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Sir James Rivett-Carnac (1785–1846), Bt, Director of the East India Company (1827), Governor of Bombay (1838–1841)

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Bombay Army, 1801–1822, and in the Political service. Director of the East India Company, 1827, and afterwards Governor of Bomaby, 1838–1841. Standing full-length in uniform.

British Library


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    240 x 147.5 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    presented by his son, Sir John Rivett-Carnac, Bt, 1878


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