Sir Charles Morice Pole, Bar.t K.G.C.B.Admiral of the Red.
92 Norton Street, Fitzroy Square, 1820.
Mezzotint with very large margins. Platemark: 395 x 285mm (15½ x 11¼"). Fine impression. Very light spotting in margins.
A portrait of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Morice Pole, 1st Baronet (1757 - 1830), half-length, standing, in naval uniform, directed to the left, facing and looking to the left. Pole entered the Royal Academy in 1770 and served in the East Indies. He had also participated in the siege of Pondicherry and at the occupation of Toulon in 1793. Pole was promoted rear-admiral in 1795 and served in the West Indies. He was promoted Admiral of the Fleet in 1830. Pole was appointed governor of Newfoundland on 3 June 1800. His term ended in 1801.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36552] £280.00