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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1750-1829)
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1750-1829)

Captain Richard Gregory of the Coldstream Guards, facing right in scarlet coat with blue lapels edged in gold lace, gold epaulette, white buff shoulder belt with oval gilt plate bearing the Garter star, frilled cravat and black stock, powdered hair en

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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1750-1829)
Captain Richard Gregory of the Coldstream Guards, facing right in scarlet coat with blue lapels edged in gold lace, gold epaulette, white buff shoulder belt with oval gilt plate bearing the Garter star, frilled cravat and black stock, powdered hair en queue
signed and dated on the reverse 'Richd: Gregory Lieut: & Captain Coldstream, Regt of Guards.. - 1791. - Geo: Engleheart pinxit'
oval, 2.3/8 in. (60 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame with plaited hair reverse
Literature
G. C. Williamson and H. L. D. Engleheart, George Engleheart 1750-1829 Miniature Painter to George III, London, 1902, p. 98.

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Richard Gregory entered the Coldstream Guards as an Ensign on 24 August 1785; was promoted to Lieutenant and Captain on 4 May 1791 and retired 20 February 1794.

Williamson and Engleheart (op. cit) record that Captain Gregory sat to George Engleheart in 1791.
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