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John Russell (1745-1806)

George IV (1762-1830), when Prince of Wales Signed and dated 1791

RCIN 405414

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The Prince of Wales was interested in his self-image. This flattering, athletic portrait was commissioned by him as a prize for a meeting of the Royal Kentish Bowmen. As president of the society, he is dressed in their green uniform.

Purchased by King Edward VII, 1908