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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, by Sir William Beechey, 1818 - NPG 647 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

by Sir William Beechey
oil on canvas, 1818
29 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in. (743 mm x 616 mm)
Bequeathed by William Page Wood, Baron Hatherley, 1881
Primary Collection
NPG 647


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  • Sir William Beechey (1753-1839), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 250 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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In this portrait he is in uniform as the Colonel of the Royal Scots Regiment of Foot. He wears the Ribbon and Star of the Garter across his chest and the Badge of St Patrick on a green ribbon round his neck. The portrait was probably painted for Sir Mathew Wood, a trustee of the Duke's estate. Bequeathed by Wood's son, Lord Hatherley, 1881.

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