By Keyword | By Person | By Place | Search

Miniature, Durham Militia

Miniature Portrait, Durham Militia Officer, about 1790. This painting of an unknown officer is in watercolour on ivory. He is wearing a scarlet coatee (jacket) with white or pale buff (yellow) facings (collar and cuffs), silver lace and silver buttons with the letters 'DM' under a crown. At Raby Castle near Barnard Castle, there is a portrait of William Harry, 3rd Earl of Darlington, wearing the uniform of the Durham Militia. William Harry became Colonel of the Regiment in 1792, when his father died. The portrait at Raby bears a striking resemblance to this miniature both in looks and style of uniform. Acc No: 2841

Date:
1790-1790
Item Type:
photograph
Reference:

Miniature, Durham Militia is an object from the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Collection.

More information about DLI objects can be found on the DLI Objects web pages


Copyright: By viewing a digital image from this collection, you are agreeing to comply with copyright licensing regulations. These state that your use of the image is for personal use only, and that you will not copy, publish or distribute the image in any way. Please note, we have made every effort to ensure that copyright is not breached.