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Officer of the 63rd Regiment of Foot


Painting after conservation

Painting after conservation

Who was this man?

We do not know.

What is known about this painting?

The painting portrays an officer of the 63rd Regiment of Foot. It was bought at auction in 1979 with financial assistance from The Army Museum’s Ogilby Trust Link to External Website and was described as:

‘Early nineteenth century English School. A three-quarter length portrait of an officer in red tunic standing in colonial landscape’.

For many years this painting was not on display. 

Painting before conservation Painting before conservation

In 2012 funding was secured from The Sir Douglas Glover Charitable Trust and The Manchester Regiment Officers Association to have the painting conserved.

The painting was conserved by Lancashire County Museum Service in 2012 and returned to the Museum in January 2013.

(ASTMR: 2783)