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Lot 139Y
Samuel Shelley
(British, 1750-1808)
An Officer, called Lewis William Brouncker (1768-1812), wearing red coatee with blue facings and gold epaulette, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered

Sold for £ 2,040 (US$ 2,543) inc. premium
Samuel Shelley (British, 1750-1808)
An Officer, called Lewis William Brouncker (1768-1812), wearing red coatee with blue facings and gold epaulette, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered.
Gold frame, obverse with blue glass border, reverse glazed to reveal plaited hair.
Oval, 44mm (1 3/4in) high

Footnotes

  • Lewis was the second son of the Hon. Henry Brouncker, collector of H.M. Customs at St. George Basseterre, St. Kitts and Susannah, née Feuilleteau. Lewis inherited the family estates at Boveridge, Dorset. He married in 1787 Harriet, with whom he had three sons and seven daughters.
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