A knight companion of the Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick in his installation robes.
Engraving features a member of the Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick, holding a scroll in his right hand, the seal of which can be seen dangling. He wears a mantle [which would have been in celestial blue, lined with white silk], the star of the Order worn on the left of the mantle; a hat plumed with three falls of feathers (one red, one white and one blue) and a collar, made of gold, consisting of Tudor roses and harps attached with knots, the central harp, from which the badge of the Order was suspended, was surmounted by a crown. Title lettered below image. The Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick was created in 1783 by George III at the request of the then Lord-Lieutenant, Lord Buckingham; it is a dormant British order of chivalry associated with Ireland with no knight of St Patrick having been created since 1936.
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[S.l. : s.n., n.d., ca. 1783-1800?].
Formerly at NLI call number PD 4153 TA.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 16.8 x 10.9 cm., sheet 20.5 x 12.8 cm.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.