The Right Honble Visct Keppel Admiral of the White Squadron

An oval bust-length portrait of Augustus Keppel (1725–1786) looking to right in a dark coat with one button fastened across his chest. Lettered beneath the image with the sitter’s coat of arms and the title, ‘The Right Honble. Visct. Keppel, Admiral of the White Squadron.’ Also lettered with the production details and publication line, ‘Romney pinx. / Ridley sc. / Pub. by Bunney & Gold Shoe Lane 1 May 1802.’ This portrait was engraved by William Ridley in 1779 after George Romney’s oil painting of 1776, now at Goodwood House. The print was published by Joyce Gold and John Bunney on 1 May 1802 as an illustration in ‘The Naval Chronicle’, volume 7 (January–June 1802), opposite page 277, alongside a ‘Biographical Memoirs of The Late Augustus Lord Viscount Keppel, Admiral of the White’, pp. 277–318. (Updated May 2019.)

Object Details

ID: PAD2941
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Ridley, William; Bunney & Gold
Date made: 1 May 1802
People: Keppel, Augustus
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Mount: 237 mm x 138 mm

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