Sir Hans Sloane, Bt

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Sir Hans Sloane, Bt, by Stephen Slaughter, 1736 - NPG 569 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Hans Sloane, Bt

by Stephen Slaughter
oil on canvas, 1736
49 1/2 in. x 39 3/4 in. (1257 mm x 1010 mm)
Transferred from British Museum, 1879
Primary Collection
NPG 569

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In this portrait, Sloane holds a drawing of a Jamaican plant from his book on the West Indies. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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