Portrait of Major Thomas Pakenham Vandeleur, 3rd son of Colonel John Ormsby Vandeleur, of the 5th Dragoon Guards oil on canvas 24 x 19.5cm (9 7/16 x 7 11/16in).
The subject of the present work, Major Thomas Pakenham Vandeleur, was born in November 1798 and died on 17th January 1879 at Belfied, Limerick. He entered the army in 1815 and served in the 85th Regiment and 21st Fusiliers. In 1830 he sold his commission and retired from the army. He married Frances Lucy Maunsell in 1834.