The Hon. Hubert Howard on his deathbed. Pencil drawing by George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle.
- Howard, George James, Earl of Carlisle, 1843-1911.
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The Hon. Hubert Howard was killed by "friendly fire" at the end of the Battle of Omdurman, Sudan, 2 September 1898: see P.F. D'Arcy, Laboratory on the Nile, New York 1999, pp. 24-25 (photograph of gravestone) The present drawing by his father might have been made as an idea for a tomb effigy
1 drawing : graphite ; sight 10 x 15.6 cm
Wellcome Library no. 33273i