A Greenwich Pensioner, dressed as a retired Commodore. Mixed-method print by F. C. Lewis, 1826, after D. Wilkie, 1823.
- Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841.
- January 1826
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About this work
Commodore Hawser Trunnion is a character in T. Smollett's Peregrine Pickle, 1751
London (6 Pall Mall) : Hurst, Robins & Co., January 1826.
1 print : aquatint, with mezzotint and grey wash ; image 28 x 21 cm
A Greenwich Pensioner in the character of Commodore Trunnion. ; Engraved by F. C. Lewis from the original drawing in the collection of Edmund Hawke Locker Esq. F.R.S.
Wellcome Collection 31466i
Edward Hawke Locker established the collection of portraits at Greenwich Hospital from 1823, the date of this print. The portraits originally hung in the Painted Hall, but are now (1996) at the National Maritime Museum, whence they were transferred c. 1933
The original of this drawing was in Locker's collection, which, with Royal donations, formed the nucleus of the portrait holdings of the Royal Naval College
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