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Artist unknown :Colonel Grey [ca 1800]. From a portrait in the possession of the Hon. Seymour Thorne-George, Auckland. [1907].

Reference Number: A-105-009

Head and shoulders portrait of the father of Sir George Grey in military uniform.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Photogravures and Portraits, related to George Cockburn Henderson, Sir George Grey, Lieutenant-Colonel George Grey, Thorne-George family, Military uniforms and Soldiers - England.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Colonel Grey [ca 1800]. From a portrait in the possession of the Hon. Seymour Thorne-George, Auckland. [1907]., Reference Number A-105-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Sepia photogravure, 117 x 95 mm (oval), within rectangular platemark 145 x 110 mm.. Oval image, verticalSingle art work

Historical Notes: Colonel Grey died in action in 1812, shortly before Sir George Grey was born. The portrait shows him as a young man, and so could predate 1812 by up to about 30 years, or by as little as a year.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service920. Grey, Colonel George(DFP-004401)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Father of Sir George Grey [in ink]

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