Sir Walter Blackett (1707–1777), Bt, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne (1734–1777)

Image credit: Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The Royal Victoria Infirmary

Newcastle upon Tyne


Sir Walter Blackett (1707–1777), Bt, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne (1734–1777)


oil on canvas


H 232 x W 145 cm

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Acquisition method

presented by Sir John Trevelyan, Bt, July 1777

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Inscription description

Sir Walter Blackett Bart. of Newcastle upon Tyne 1765 in his fourth Mayoralty and the 38 Year of his Age. He gave £200 towards the Building of this Infirmary, also the Sum of £1000 and a Legacy of £100 over & above an annual subscription of £50. After his Death his Brother was presented by his Nephew & Executor Sir John Trevelyan Baronet'


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The Royal Victoria Infirmary

Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4LP England

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