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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (1739-1767), Son of Frederick, Prince of Wales; brother of King George III

Second son of Frederick Prince of Wales; KG 1752, FRS 1760; entered navy as a midshipman and served under Howe 1758-59; admiral of the Blue 1766; died of fever at Monaco.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.