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Marquis Cornwallis: P.40-1958

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Marquis Cornwallis
Portrait of Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Earl and 1st Marquess Cornwallis, 1738-1805


Printmaker: Ward, James
Publisher: Poggi, Antonio Cesare
Painter: Beechey, William (After)



Legal notes

Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, April 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th century
Production date: AD 1799


Inscriptions on bottom "Marquis Cornwallis, Lord Lieutenant and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in the Kingdom of Ireland; knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Master General of the Ordenance &c &c &c" and "Painted by Sir W. Beechey RA" and "Engraved by J Ward" and "London, Published Jany 1. 1799, by A.C. de Poggi, No 91 New Bond Street".

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.40-1958
Primary reference Number: 206139
Chaloner Smith: 13.II
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 28 August 2015 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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