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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Sir John Franklin

Accession no.: N: 1136
Object name: Oil painting
Title: Sir John Franklin
Description: Portrait (oil) of Sir John Franklin, copiedin 1823 from the portrait by T.Philips (in the National Portrait Gallery) as a wedding present to his first wife, Eleanor Anne (Porden). Reproduced as a frontpiece in The Polar Record, number 31.
Medium: Oil painting
Artist: Philips, T.
Note: see object file for label originally attached to the back of painting
  • Picture: Width: 250mm, height: 370mm
  • frame: Width: 320mm, height: 430mm