Sir Samuel Hood K B K S F. European Magazine

A oval bust-length portrait of Samuel Hood (1762–1814) in captain’s (over three years) full dress uniform, 1795–1812, with the Nile medal, the ribbon and star of the Order of the Bath and the neck decoration of the Sicilian Order of St Ferdinand and of Merit. Lettered beneath the image with the title, ‘Sir Samuel Hood K.B. K.S.F.’ This print was engraved by William Holl, William Ridley and Thomas Blood in 1807 and published by James Asperne as an illustration in ‘The European Magazine, or London Review’, volume 52, August 1807, opposite page 83, alongside a ‘Biographical Sketch of Sir Samuel Hood, K.B., K.S.F. and M.P.’ (pp. 83–7). Mounted on page with PAI2371–PAI2372, and in album with PAI2280–PAI2372, PAI2374–PAI2464; page 47. For another impression, see PAI8218. (Updated May 2019.)

Object Details

ID: PAI2373
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Asperne, James; Blood Ridley, William Holl
Date made: 1 Sep 1807
People: Hood, Samuel
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 148 x 111 mm; Plate: 140 x 102 mm
Parts: Album of Biographical Illustrations of various famous people, clergymen, dignitaries and noblemen associated with Devonshire, including some admirals (Album)

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