Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of William Pitt, Earl Amherst of Arracan 1773-1857 1803

Arthur William Devis 

Portrait of William Pitt, Earl Amherst of Arracan 1773-1857, Arthur William Devis
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Oil on canvas
19th Century
94 x 58 inches 238.8 x 147.3 cm
 
Pitt is here depicted in the uniform of the St James's Loyal Volunteer Regiment in a painting of 1803, of which a version exists in the National Portrait Gallery London. Pitt was appointed Governor General of India in 1823 and for his conduct of a defensive war with Burma in the following year was created an Earl.
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