Product images of Captain Joseph Sydney Yorke (1768-1831)
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Captain Joseph Sydney Yorke (1768-1831)
A half-length portrait of Sir Joseph Yorke, Admiral of the Blue, when a captain and wearing a captain's (under three years) undress uniform 1787-95. He is facing almost full-front with his head turned towards the left with his left arm outstretched. His jacket has gold braid and gold naval buttons and he wears a necktie. In the background the inclusion of the sea denotes his naval career. According to a memorial for Yorke's wife, Admiral Yorke was accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a boat on the 5th of May 1831.
Henri Pierre Danloux
- Image reference: BHC3104
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London