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Lawrence - Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch N070451 Featured Paintings Print

Lawrence - Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch N070451

APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch" commissioned in 1817 from Sir Thomas LAWRENCE (1769-1830). General Graham (1748-1843) served with distinction in the Revolutionary Wars, capturing Malta from the French in 1800. In the Peninsular Wars he served as aide de camp to Sir John Moore in the Corunna campaign (1808), then with distiction at the siege of Cadiz (1811) where he was the victor of the Battle of Barrosa. He later joined Wellington and commanded the allied left wing throughout the campaign of 1813. Lyndoch, the Barossa Valley and the Barossa Ranges of South Australia were all named in his honour. WM 1473-1948

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Copperplate 17th century arms for Inns of Court Featured Paintings Print

Copperplate 17th century arms for Inns of Court

This image is from a copperplate engraving, and shows part of a roll of arms from Richard Blome's Britannia, an atlas published in 1673. It features the coats of arms of people who contributed towards the completion of the work a?? starting with King Charles II. Each page includes 35 coats of arms, presented here in pairs. These two coats of arms are from folio (page) 23 of the work. In old English, ans appeared as a longs (which looks like an f'), while ss appeared as fs'. Com was an abbreviation for County'. A number is assigned to each benefactor. Here are the accompanying texts (followed by modernised English where appropriate): 795. Ye Atcheivement of ye Hon'ble Society of LINCOLNS Inn (The Achievement of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn). 796. Ye Atcheivement of ye Hon'ble Society of GRAYS Inn (The Achievement of the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn)

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Pieneman - General Sir James Shaw Kennedy N070510 Featured Paintings Print

Pieneman - General Sir James Shaw Kennedy N070510

APSLEY HOUSE, London. General Sir James Shaw Kennedy (1788-1865) sketched by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1540-1948). In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, Captain Kennedy served on the staff of Alten's 3rd Division, which withstood several French cavalry charges. During the battle he was struck in the side and out of action for a period, one of his horses was killed and another was wounded under him. He was later noted as a historian of the battle

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