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Inscribed on the reverse Bottom/Right/ Lord Alfred Paget/ by Stewart/b.1816 an additional label in a later hand is inscribed I leave this to Arthur Paget . A.V. Paget (The Arthur in question may by Sir Arthur Henry Fitzroy Paget (1851–1928 who was Lord Alfred’s first son. The A.V. Paget is Alberta Victoria Paget, Lord Alfred’s fourth daughter)
Set in a square papier-mache frame, Circular 57mm. diam
Lord Alfred Henry Paget (26 June 1816 – 24 August 1888) was a British soldier, courtier and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1837 and 1865.
He was the fourth son of the 1st Marquess of Anglesey, and became a lieutenant in the Royal Horse Guards. In 1837 he was elected MP for Lichfield and held the seat until 1865, when he was defeated by the Conservative Richard Dyott.
Paget was Chief Equerry and Clerk Marshal to the Queen from July 1846 to March 1852, from December 1852 to March 1858 and from June 1859.Lieutenant-Colonel, 1854. He lived at 42 Grosvenor Place, London and at Melford Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk.
Paget was a director of the North Staffordshire Railway Company between January 1854 and February 1875.
Paget married Cecilia, second daughter and co-heiress of George Thomas Wyndham, of Cromer Hall, Norfolk in 1847 and had 14 children
|Height||5.70 cm||(2.24 inches)|