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Sir (Francis) Leopold McClintock

Sir (Francis) Leopold McClintock, by Stephen Pearce, 1856 -NPG 919 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir (Francis) Leopold McClintock

replica by Stephen Pearce
15 1/2 in. x 12 5/8 in. (392 mm x 321 mm)
NPG 919

This portraitback to top

This is a replica of NPG 1226, and was commissioned by Lady Franklin.

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, dark bluish(?) eyes, dark brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a white shirt, and dark blue naval uniform, with gold-braided collar and epaulettes, gilt buttons, and a silver medal with grey ribbon. Background colour dark brown.

Provenanceback to top

Commissioned by Lady Franklin, and bequeathed by her niece, Miss Sophia Cracroft, in accordance with the wishes of her aunt, 1892.

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.

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