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Stringer Lawrence

(1697-1775), Major-General

Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 4 portraits
Major-General. Lawrence served in Gibraltar and fought in the Battle of Culloden before being placed in command of the East India Company's troops in 1748. While acting as the governor of Fort St. David, he recognised the abilities of his junior, Robert Clive and assisted in his rise. He left India in 1759 after being elevated to the rank of Major-General.

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Stringer Lawrence, by Thomas Gainsborough - NPG 777

Stringer Lawrence

by Thomas Gainsborough
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1774-1775
NPG 777

Stringer Lawrence, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3545

Stringer Lawrence

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760-1761)
NPG D3545

Stringer Lawrence, by Richard Houston, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3546

Stringer Lawrence

by Richard Houston, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1761 (1760-1761)
NPG D3546

Stringer Lawrence, by and published by Ezekiel Abraham Ezekiel, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37212

Stringer Lawrence

by and published by Ezekiel Abraham Ezekiel, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1795 (1767)
NPG D37212

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