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Blog post from Wednesday, 30 July, 2014

Portrait of C. McA. King, 1855

This miniature portrait depicts Charles Macarthur King, grandson of Admiral Philip King and brother of Philip Gidley King, a member of the N.S.W. Legislative Council from 1888 until his death in 1904.

Charles Macarthur King was a pastoralist, police magistrate, and later Resident Magistrate of Norfolk Island. He was a member of the influential KIng family and a grandson of Governor Philip Gidley King, third Governor of New South Wales.