Portrait of Major Samuel Smith-Trevor

Daniel Maclise, 1806-1870

Signed and dated 1830

Pencil on paper

10 3/4 x 8 1/2, inches, 27.4 x 21.6 centimetres

Samuel Smith-Trevor (1806-1865) was a major in the Madras Artillery. He was the son of Charles Trevor, of Bridgewater, Somerset. He married Mary Anne, daughter of T. A. Gapper in 1851 and died aged 60 in 1865. Maclise has drawn him in uniform, presumably just before his departure for India.

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