William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford(1768-1854), General
Sitter in 16 portraits
General; he served under Wellington in the Peninsula where he was responsible for reorganising the Portuguese as an effective fighting force. 'A low-looking ruffian with damned bad manners' according to Creevey; 'the ablest man in the army', claimed Wellington.
by, published by and after Anker Smith, by Thomas Heaphy, published by Rudolph Ackermann
line and stipple engraving, published 8 August 1822
by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 28 November 1830
after Thomas Heaphy
tracing, before 1960
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