Admiral Sir Robert Calder, first Captain to Admiral Earl of St. Vincent
Lemuel Francis Abbott (Leicestershire 1760 - London 1803)
Art / Prints
Paper, Wood, Glass
240 x 182 mm
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Print, engraving, Admiral Sir Robert Calder, 1st Baronet Calder of Southwick (1745-1818), KCB (after Lemuel Francis Abbott). Oval black and white print in an oval mount with text: ‘Abbott Pinxt’ and ‘Orme Sculpt.’ beneath portrait, title reads: 'Sir Robert Calder, first Captain to Admiral Earl of St Vincent etc. etc.'. Reverse has faded handwritten labels, top one illegible, centre one, by Charles Paget Wade, states ‘Sr. Robert Calder = Elizabeth Earle d. of Augustine Earle & Francis Blaiklock.’, depicts the Calder crest and its heraldic description below. Printed label reads 'Smith, Carver, Gilder, Printseller, Framemaker, No 7 Cockspur Street, near The Haymarket. Prints and Drawings Neatly Framed and Glazed. Also All Sorts Of Frames and Ornaments for Fillagree. Work Neatly Gilt. NB Indian Orders Executed On The Shortest Notice'. In carved, wooden, oblong frame.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Makers and roles
Lemuel Francis Abbott (Leicestershire 1760 - London 1803), original artist