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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Edward Michael Pakenham (1778-1815), Major-General

c.1800
Pastel miniature by unknown artist at Stratfield Saye.

1822
Oil by Cregan exhibited RA 1822 (211) and RHA 1827, in private collection Ireland (W. G. Strickland, Dictionary of Irish Artists, I, p 230).

Undated
H. M. Chichester in Dictionary of National Biography mentions that as assistant adjut.-gen. to the Fusiliers in the Peninsula his portrait was hung in the mess.

Posthumous
Statue (with Gen. Sir Samuel Gibbs) by Westmacott in St Paul's Cathedral, reproduced A. Rheims, 19th Century Sculpture, 1977, p 333/6.



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.