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Portrait of Captain James Carden, circa 1830
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Portrait of Captain James Carden, circa 1830

Measurements: Overall: 57cm (22.5in) x 47.5cm (18.75in)

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Oil on canvas. Half length portrait of James Carden in the uniform of an officer of a Militia Regiment during the Napoleonic Wars (1808-1815), his dress comprising stovepipe shako with Prince of Wales’s feathers badge, scarlet coatee, shoulder belt and plate. Canvas: 44cm (17.25in) x 34.5cm (13.75in). Contained in a period gilt wood frame, applied with plaque reading 'James Carden Esqre - Father of Sir Robert W. Carden’.
 
James Carden of Bedford Square (d.1829) was a London merchant and father of the banker Sir Robert Walter Carden, M.P. for Gloucester and Lord Mayor of London. This portrait is probably a posthumous work commissioned by Sir R. Carden as an homage to his father.
 
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