Commodore Sir Charles Napier, K.C.B. Count & Viscount Cabo St. Vicente,_Admiral of Portugal; Knight Grand Cross of the Tower & Sword;_Knight of the Order of St. George of Russia, Maria Theresa of Austria, & the Royal Red Eagle of Prussia; Member of Parliament for Marylebone.
London: Published July 26th. 1841 by Messrs. Colnaghi & Puckle, Printsellers to the Queen, the Queen Dowager, H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent, &c. &c. 23, Cockspur Street. Printed by Brooke & Harrison.
A fine mezzotint. Plate 367 x 281mm. Sheet 421 x 351mm.
Admiral Sir Charles John Napier KCB RN (17860-1860), whose 60 years in the Royal Navy saw from the Napoleonic Wars to the Crimean War, with a period commanding the Portuguese navy in the Liberal Wars (1828 to 1834). He Distinguished himself in expeditions against Alexandria and Baltimore in 1814. He took command of the Portuguese fleet in 1833, defeating Dom Miguel off Cape St. Vincent in the same year. He received his K.C.B. in 1840, and was made M.P. for Marylebone in 1841 and later for Southwark in 1855. He commanded in the Baltic during the Crimea in 1855 and was also A.D.C. to Queen Victoria.
Parker: 631. From the Collection of Viscount Hood.
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