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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas William Taylor (1782-1854), Major-General, and Colonel-in-Chief, 17th Lancers

Major-General and Colonel-in-Chief 17th Lancers; Lieutenant-Governor of Sandhurst; Captain in 10th (Prince of Wales's own Royal) Regiment of Light Dragoons at Waterloo.


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.