Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats, G. C. B.Governor of the Royal Hospital, Greenwich.
Londno, Published by W. Sams, Book & Print seller to the Royal Family opposite to St. Jame's Palace. August 1.st 1825.
Mezzotint with very large margins. Platemark: 355 x 255mm (14 x 10"). Crease in title.
A portrait of Sir Richard Goodwin Keats (1757 - 1834) seen almost half-length and slightly to left within oval frame. He is wearing naval uniform with sash, ribbon and star, with a necktie. Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats was a British naval officer who fought throughout the American Revolution, French Revolutionary War and Napoleonic Wars. He retired in 1812 due to ill health and was made Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland from 1813 to 1816. In 1821 he was made Governor of Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, London. Keats held the post until his death at Greenwich in 1834.
Frankau 177. III of III. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
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