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Title

Portrait Bust of Francis Leopold McClintock

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_267_Kirk_McClintock.jpg

Description

Portrait bust of Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock (1819-1907), (British) Royal Navy officer and arctic explorer; the subject modelled to proper right, wearing a coat with buttons of a Royal Navy captain (and/or lieutenant), an open shirt with soft, fold-down collar, a knotted scarf, the Arctic Medal (awarded for leading the British Franklin Search Expedition, 1857-1859) pinned to his coat, his naval garb covered with classical drapery; on a white marble socle of circular, waisted form; inscribed recto Sir Leopold McClintock, signed verso J R Kirk RHA.
Joseph Robinson Kirk was Master of the Royal Dublin Society School of Modelling.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Marble

Coverage

1862

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Marble

Physical Dimensions

73 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Kirk, Joseph Robinson, 1821-1894, “Portrait Bust of Francis Leopold McClintock,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3998.

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RDS_treasures_267_Kirk_McClintock.jpeg