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Blog post from Thursday, 24 July, 2014

Item 03: [Lachlan Macquarie Junior, ca. 1818] / painted by Read

Son of Governor Lachlan Macquarie and Elizabeth Macquarie, he was named for his father and was the couple’s second child. Their first, Jane Jarvis Macquarie, born in 1808, died in infancy.

This watercolour miniature was painted c. 1818 when its subject was four years old.