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1 oil painting on canvas in a gilded wood frame. A full length portrait of Major James Winniett Nunn, of the 80th Regiment of Foot, Commandant of the New South Wales Police, with a landscape of New South Wales in the background. Nunn was probably part of the 5th Irish Lancers whose uniform is distinguished by the great flowing green head-piece depicted. He became prominently associated with the 80th Regiment, but is essentially wearing the uniform of the Mounted Police. His sabretache (flat bag) has the `VR’ cypher for Queen Victoria who became monarch in June 1837.
Copyright status:: Out of copyright - Creator died before 1955
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