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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738-1805), General and diplomat

Sitter associated with 14 portraits
As second-in-command of British forces during the American War of Independence, military leader Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown in 1781, bringing the conflict to a close.

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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by Thomas Gainsborough
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1783
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by John Smart
pencil and grey wash, feigned oval, 1792
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D13065

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
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D13008

'The coming-on of the monsoons; - or - the retreat from Seringapatam'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 6 December 1791
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D13079

'The Bengal levee'

by and published by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 November 1792
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D34143

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by John Jones, after Daniel Gardner
mezzotint, 1793
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D19717

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by Benjamin Smith, published by John Boydell, after John Singleton Copley
stipple engraving, published 1798
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D34146

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by James Ward, published by Antonio Poggi, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published 1799
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D15317

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by Samuel Freeman, published by Fisher Son & Co, after John Singleton Copley
stipple engraving, published 1831
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D2212

The British Surrendering their Arms to Gen. Washington, 1781

by James Stephenson, after J.F. Renault
line and stipple engraving, circa 1860
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D34144

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874
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D14603

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by Roberts, after James Barry
stipple engraving, (circa 1775-1800)
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D16797

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by Sir George Scharf, after William Holl Jr, after John Hoppner
pen and ink, 1858 or after
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