Alfred Paget [facsimile signature].
[London: J. Mitchell(?), c.1841.]
Lithograph on india paper, india 205 x 160mm. 8 x 6¼".
Half-length portrait of Lord Alfred Henry Paget (1816 - 1888), for many years equerry and clerk-marshal of the royal household. He rose to the rank of general in the 7th Hussars on the retired list in 1881. He represented Lichfield in the Whig interest from 1837 to 1865. He died on board his yacht Violet at Inverness on 24 August 1888. From a series of portraits by Count Alfred Guillaume Gabriel d'Orsay (1801 - 1852), Paris-born artist and gentleman of fashion. His profile sketches of his contemporaries, to the number of 125, include among them nearly all the literary, artistic, and fashionable celebrities of that time.
DNB. See 21823
[Ref: 21827] £70.00