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William Anne Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle
by and sold by John Faber Jr, after J. Fourniermezzotint, 1751 (1749)NPG D7195
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Andrew Cormack FSA, FRHistS
01 August 2016, 14:16
W.A. Keppel 2nd Earl of Albemarle, diplomat and soldier - there are various entries for him in the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, which I know you have in your library. Not to be confused with his son - or trait by Reynolds - who commanded at the Siege of Havanna, Cuba in 1761.
J. Fournier - regrettably I can tell you nothing about him except that he also painted a portrait of Field Marshal the Earl of Ligonier which was engraved by P. Tagré in 1747 - mounted on a horse, from the left side wearing his Order of the Bath and with his baton of command resting on his right thigh.
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