George Phillips Towry (1729-1817) by Philip Jean

George Phillips Towry (1729-1817)

Philip Jean

Fine art poster

More products…
  • Amazing giclée print quality
  • 240gsm thick fine art print paper
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
    • by cm including border ( by in)
    • by cm excluding border ( by in)

Image information

Add to wishlist

George Phillips Towry (1729-1817)

The sitter is shown half-length, seated, turned to his left wearing a plain blue coat with brass buttons, against a neutral brown background with an opening to viewer's right, beyond which is a sketchy sunset sea view. He wears either a wig or his own hair dressed and powdered, has blue eyes, strong features and (from appearance only) may at some time have suffered a broken nose. George Phillips Towry was the son of Captain Henry John Phillips (d. 1762), a Royal Naval officer who in 1760 adopted the additional surname of Towry on inheriting the property of his uncle, Captain John Towry (d. 1757), at one time the naval commissioner at Port Mahon, Minorca. George was himself commissioned as a naval lieutenant in February 1757, so had then already spent some years at sea. He presumably came ashore on inheriting what must have been a reasonable estate in or after 1762, and one augmented by his marriage to Elizabeth More at St Martin's in the Fields, Westminster, on 6 June 1766.
Philip Jean

  • Image reference: BHC3058

Discover more

More by this artist

Philip Jean

Search for similar images

Our prints

We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

Read more about our fine art prints.

Manufactured in the UK

All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

Delivery & returns

We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Due to the coronovirus pandemic and Brexit situation, current shipping times may be longer, particularly for destinations outside the UK.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.