A portrait of the officer, General Edward Morrison of the Coldstream Guards
A portrait of the officer, General Edward Morrison of the Coldstream Guards

HENRY EDRIDGE A.R.A (1768-1821)

A portrait of the officer, General Edward Morrison of the Coldstream Guards

1793 United Kingdom

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He wears a gold trimmed scarlet uniform with blue facings, frilled white cravat and black stock, his powdered hair en queue
in gold coloured frame

Acquired a Commission as an Ensign in 2nd Guards – Jan 1777
Acquired a Commission as Lieutenant and Captain in 2nd Guards – Sep 1780
ADC to Commander in Chief West Indies – Nov 1781-Jun 1783
Acquired a Commission as Captain and Lieutenant Colonel in 2nd Guards – Jan 1790
Appointed a Deputy Quartermaster General – 1793
Returned to 1st Battalion 2nd Guards (on operations against the French in Flanders) - 1794
Promoted Brevet Colonel – 26 Feb 1795
Obtained the regimental rank of 2nd Major 2 December 1795 and 1st Major 30 Dec 1797.
Promoted Major General – 1 Jan 1798
Appointed General Officer Commanding Limerick District (Ireland) - 1798
Appointed Colonel of the Leicester Fencibles – Nov 1800
Appointed to the Staff in England – Jul 1803
Promoted Lieutenant General – 1 Jan 1805
Appointed to command a Battalion of the 60th Rifles Jan 1805
Appointed Lieutenant Governor and General officer Commanding Jamaica – 8 May 1809
Appointed Colonel of 13th Regiment of Foot with effect 15 Feb 1813
Promoted General – 4 Jun 1814
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Royal Academy, London 1793, No. 393
The Royal Academy of Arts; a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904, by Algernon Graves, Vol III. p. 19
Dimensions
Height 8.30 cm (3.27 inches)
Stock Code
4365
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
the glazed reverse to reveal inscription General Morrison obit circa 1845.
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