Midshipman Augustus Brine (1770-1840)

Midshipman Augustus Brine (1770-1840)
Portrait of a young Augustus Brine, the son of Admiral James Brine of Dorset, at the age of thirteen, when he was appointed midshipman in the Royal Navy. In the background there is a cliff at the edge of the sea, with a ship sailing away in the background.
Artist: Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815, painter.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120035

Midshipman Augustus Brine (1770-1840) Portrait of a young Augustus Brine, the son of Admiral James Brine of Dorset, at the age of thirteen, when he was appointed midshipman in the Royal Navy. In the background there is a cliff at the edge of the sea, with a ship sailing away in the background. Artist: Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815, painter. Medium: Oil on canvas. Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120035