Sir George Murray.Commander in Chief in Ireland.
Lithograph.Very rare. Laid, on India paper. Sheet size: 300 x 240mm (12 x 9½"). Light foxing on India paper.
A rare portrait of British soldier and politician Sir George Murray, (1772 -1846), of whom the Murray River and Mount Murray in eastern Australia, the Murray River in Western Australia and Murray House in Hong Kong are named after. The city of Perth, Western Australia was also named in his honour, after his parliamentary constituency of Perthshire. Murray's varied military career included serving as Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, Commander-in-Chief, Ireland and Colonial Secretary. Australian interest.
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