Sir Hew Dalrymple Ross(1779-1868), Field Marshal
Sitter in 3 portraits
Ross was an officer in the Royal Artillery, trained at the Woolwich Academy, who commanded the 'Chestnut' troop of guns during the Peninsular and Waterloo campaigns. A trained military professional rather than a gilded youth, he rose steadily through the ranks to become a field marshal and lieutenant-governor of the Chelsea Hospital.
by, published by and after Anker Smith, by Thomas Heaphy, published by Rudolph Ackermann
line and stipple engraving, published 8 August 1822
after Thomas Heaphy
tracing, before 1960