Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Samuel Barrington (1729-1800), Admiral

Naval officer, 5th son of 1st Viscount Barrington; captain 1747; captured St Lucia 1778; rear-admiral 1778; fought at the siege of Gibraltar 1782; lieutenant-general of Marines and admiral 1787.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.