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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1554

    ELIZA THICKE

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    ELIZA THICKE
    Donald Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, in blue coat with gold epaulettes, black stock, wearing the red sash of the Order of Bath
    rectangular black frame with gilt-metal mount
    oval, 3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) high; together with a letter signed by Dundonald to George Walker, Esq. dated 1836; and two books: a copy of Life of the Earl of Dundonald, Joseph Allen, London, 1861; and Cochrane, Britannia's Last Sea-king, Donald Thomas, New York, 1978 (4)


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    Rear Admiral Thomas Alexander Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, Marquès do Maranhão GCB RN (1775-1860), was a radical politician and naval officer. He was one of the most daring and successful captains of the Napoleonic Wars, nicknamed "le loup des mers" by the French.

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