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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

PORTRAIT OF FIELD MARSHALL VISCOUNT COMBERMERE (1773-1865) QUARTER-LENGTH, WEARING A SCARLET TUNIC, AIGRETT AND ORDERS AND DECORATIONS COMPRISING, THE ARMY GOLD CROSS WITH FOUR CLASPS, A COLLAR BADGE OF THE MOST EXULTED ORDER OF THE STAR OF INDIA, BREAST

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
PORTRAIT OF FIELD MARSHALL VISCOUNT COMBERMERE (1773-1865) QUARTER-LENGTH, WEARING A SCARLET TUNIC, AIGRETT AND ORDERS AND DECORATIONS COMPRISING, THE ARMY GOLD CROSS WITH FOUR CLASPS, A COLLAR BADGE OF THE MOST EXULTED ORDER OF THE STAR OF INDIA, BREAST STARS OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH AND THE ROYAL GUELPHIC ORDER
INSCRIBED 'FIELD MARSHALL/VISCOUNT COMBERMERE/C.C.B./COLONEL/OF THE FIRST LIFE GUARDS/1865' (ON THE FRAME)
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28 X 23IN. (71.1 X 58.4CM.)
IN A 19TH CENTURY COMPOSITION FRAME.

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FIELD MARSHALL LORD COMBERMERE WAS ONE OF WELLINGTON'S MOST SUCCESSFUL AND DISTINGUISHED PENINSULAR OFFICERS. COMMANDER OF THE BRITISH CAVALRY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WARS AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMY WHICH SERVED IN THE SIEGE OF BHURTPORE IN 1825-6.
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