London, South Kensington
20 January 2010
ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DOWNMAN (BRITISH, 1750-1824)
Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Cook (d. 1800), of the 8th King's Royal Regiment of Irish Light Dragoons, small-bust-length
oil on canvas
9½ x 8¼ in. (24 x 21 cm.)
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Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 123.
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Cook went with his regiment to the Cape of Good Hope in 1797 and died there in 1800.
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