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Lawrence - Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch N070451 Featured Paintings Print

Lawrence - Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch N070451

APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch" commissioned in 1817 from Sir Thomas LAWRENCE (1769-1830). General Graham (1748-1843) served with distinction in the Revolutionary Wars, capturing Malta from the French in 1800. In the Peninsular Wars he served as aide de camp to Sir John Moore in the Corunna campaign (1808), then with distiction at the siege of Cadiz (1811) where he was the victor of the Battle of Barrosa. He later joined Wellington and commanded the allied left wing throughout the campaign of 1813. Lyndoch, the Barossa Valley and the Barossa Ranges of South Australia were all named in his honour. WM 1473-1948

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Lawrence - Henry William Paget N070452 Featured Paintings Print

Lawrence - Henry William Paget N070452

APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey" (1768-1854) by Sir Thomas LAWRENCE (1769-1830). WM 1474-1948. Despite personal differences with the Duke of Wellington, in 1815 General Paget commanded the Cavalry Corps. He successfully covered the withdrawal of the Allies following the Battle of Quatre Bras. At the Battle of Waterloo he led a spectacular cavalry charge that turned back D'Erlon's Corps from their assault. One of the last cannon shots fired that day hit Paget in the right leg, necessitating its amputation. According to anecdote he was close to Wellington when he was hit, exclaiming, "By God, sir, I've lost my leg!" To which Wellington replied, "By God, sir, so you have!"

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The Ringers of Launcells Tower, Frederick Smallfield (1829-1915) Featured Paintings Print

The Ringers of Launcells Tower, Frederick Smallfield (1829-1915)

Oil on canvas, English School, 1887. This painting was inspired by the poem The Ringers of Launcells Tower by Rev. R.S. Hawker of Morwenstow in his book Cornish Ballads and Other Poems'. In this poem, the bell ringers who rang at the accession of George III in 1760 were still alive to ring at his golden jubilee in 1810. The church of Launcells is midway between Stratton and Bude. The picture was painted 77 years after George III's golden jubilee and so is a total reconstruction. There is, therefore, no possibility that the figures are actual portraits of the 1810 ringers. Nevertheless, Smallfield had visited the church tower before he started the painting but made certain alterations to the layout for artistic reasons. He also studied the bell ringers at his local church in Willesden, north west London, to get the action and the angle of the ropes correct. A watercolour version of this painting was exhibited at the Watercolour Society in 1878. Frederick Smallfield studied at the Royal Academy and subsequently exhibited there several times. He lived for most of his life in London and at Lee-on-Solent in Hampshire

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