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Sir Henry Knight Storks

(1811-1874), Lieutenant-General

Sitter in 6 portraits
Commissioned into the army in 1832, Storks rose swiftly through the ranks and by 1854 had become a Colonel. During the Crimean War, he was in charge of the British establishments in Turkey, from the Bosphorus to Smyrna, and received the rank of Major-General. He superintended the final British withdrawal from Turkey at the end of the war. In 1859 Storks became the last High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands. The British protectorate was resigned by treaty in 1863, and the islands united with Greece. He later served as Governor, first of Malta and then of Jamaica.

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Sir Henry Knight Storks, by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG 2602

Sir Henry Knight Storks

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 24 December 1870
NPG 2602

Florence Nightingale at Scutari. A Mission of Mercy, by Samuel Bellin, published by  Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Jerry Barrett - NPG D43044

Florence Nightingale at Scutari. A Mission of Mercy

by Samuel Bellin, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Jerry Barrett
mixed-method engraving, 1858 (1857)
NPG D43044

Sir Henry Knight Storks ('Statesmen No. 70.'), by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG D43463

Sir Henry Knight Storks ('Statesmen No. 70.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 December 1870
NPG D43463

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