Lot 657

1891 Lieutenant General Sir James Charlemange Dormer. Vanity...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am

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1891 Lieutenant General Sir James Charlemange Dormer. Vanity Fair print mounted on card. Dormer was the younger son of Joseph Thaddeus Dormer, 11th Baron Dormer He became Chief of Staff of army of occupation in Egypt 1882, Deputy Adjutant-General for auxiliary forces in 1885 and General Officer Commanding 1886. He went to command the British Troops in Egypt in 1888 and become Commander-in-Chief of the Madras Army and a Member of the Council of the Governor of Fort St George in 1891. He died after being mauled by a tiger while commanding the Madras Army. His eldest son Roland succeeded his uncle as Baron Dormer. Size is 35½cm x 49½cm

Hammer Price: £15.00