English School, circa 1805
Lieutenant-Colonel Godfrey Basil Mundy (c.1780-1848) of the 3rd (King's Own) Dragoons, wearing scarlet coat with dark blue standing collar, gold lace and epaulettes, white frilled chemise and black stock, his hair cropped and powdered.
Gold frame, the reverse with blue glass border surrounding gold-mounted aperture, glazed to reveal plaited hair.
Oval, 68mm (2 11/16in) high
Provenance: The sitter, thence by decent to the present owner.