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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CURTIS E. CALDER
Sir Martin Archer Shee* P.R.A. (1769-1850)

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Sir Martin Archer Shee* P.R.A. (1769-1850)

Portrait of Captain Sir Charles Hastings Doyle, half length, wearing the Uniform of the 24th Regiment

oil on canvas
30 x 25in. (76.2 x63.5cm.)
Provenance
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, London, March 14, 1984, lot 59

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Sir Charles Hastings Doyle (1805-1883) was the eldest son of Lieutenant-General Sir Charles William Doyle and Sophia, daughter of Sir John Coghill. Educated at Sandhurst, he entered the army as an Ensign in December, 1819 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1822, Captain in 1825, Major in 1838, and Lieutenant Colonel in April, 1846. He was later to command the troops in Nova Scotia and in 1867 he became Lieutenant Governor of the province, returning to England in 1873. He was promoted to General in 1877 and died suddely on March 19, 1883.
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