Leicester Stanhope as a little drummer boy. Process print after F. Bartolozzi after Sir J. Reynolds.

  • Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
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About this work


Leicester Stanhope, the future 5th earl of Harrington, pursued a military career, foreshadowed in this print. "He entered the army in 1799 as a cornet. In 1803 he was promoted captain and in 1807 he served in South America. From 1815 to 1817 he was deputy adjutant-general in the East Indies and in 1816 was promoted major. From 1817 to 1821 he was deputy quartermaster-general in India. For his services in the Anglo-Maratha War of 1817–18 he was created CB on 14 October 1818. In 1823 he was placed on half pay with the rank of lieutenant-colonel and became full colonel in 1837." (Oxford dictionary of national biography). He was also involved in Greek politics


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Physical description

1 print : process print ; platemark 29 x 23.3 cm


Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds ; Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A.

References note

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: a complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2000, text volume p. 432, no. 1697


Wellcome Collection 25914i

Creator/production credits

After a stipple engraving by Bartolozzi, 1789 (1787 according to Mannings, loc. cit.)


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