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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir (Francis) Leopold McClintock (1819-1907), Naval officer and Arctic explorer

Admiral; entered navy, 1831; served under Sir J. C. Ross, Sir E. Ommaney and others on various Arctic voyages; commanded expedition in search of Franklin, 1857-9; published account of his voyage and fate of Franklin, 1859; commodore in charge at Jamaica, 1865-8; superintendent of Portsmouth dockyard, 1872-7; admiral, 1884.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, 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.