Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Admiral Lord Duncan of Camperdown

William Tassie (British, London 1777–1860 London)
British, London
3 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (9.5 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1938
Accession Number:
Not on view
Adam Duncan (1731–1804) entered the navy at the age of fifteen, was a life-long naval officer, promoted admiral in 1795. After the victory at Camperdown against the Dutch fleet he was raised to the peerage as Baron Duncan of Lundie and Viscount Duncan of Camperdown.
Signature: Below star on coat: W.T. [William Tassie]

Inscription: On tranche of shoulder, below epaulette: ADMIRAL / LORD VISC. DUNCAN / 1798
Mrs. J. Insley Blair (until 1938; to MMA)
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