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George I (1660–1727)

Photo credit: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

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A large full-length portrait of George I in full regalia, his right hand resting on the orb; crown and sceptre lie beside it on the table.

This portrait was presented to the Company in 1722 by a number of members.

Merchant Adventurers’ Hall



George I (1660–1727)




oil on canvas


H 235 x W 140 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

gift from Thomas Murray and Thomson William, 1722

Work type


Inscription description

" This Picture of his Sacred Majesty King George w

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Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9XD England

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