Edmund Fanning (1737-1818), in general’s uniform; sold together with a framed print of Fanning by Burnet Reading (b.1770) and a framed commission for Fanning’s appointment as Colonel in the King’s American Regiment of Foot, dated 25 December 1782 (3)
Watercolour on ivory in gold frame
Oval, 2 ¼ in (60 mm) high
By family descent, presumably (and according to the engraving on the reverse of the case), one of the three daughters who survived him, namely Louisa Augusta (b. c.1787), Maria S. Matilda (b. 1791), or Margaret William Tryon (b. 1801); Private Collection, UK.