By Robert Dighton, signed Dighton/1808
Pencil and watercolour on paper, 18 x 15 ins.
White uniform, red collar and cuffs, black hat with red plume.
George, only surviving son of Jane Elizabeth, 12th Countess and her first husband, George Raymond Evelyn, succeeded as 13th Earl on the death of his mother 1810. He married 1st Hon: Henrietta Anne Pelham, dau of Lord Pelham and had 3 daughters, the eldest, Henrietta would succeed as 14th Countess. His first wife died 1797 and he married 2ndly Charlotte Julia Campbell, by whom he had 3 more daughters. He died 1817 and was succeeded by Henrietta, the eldest daughter of his first marriage.(see M20)
The sword potrayed in the picture also belongs to the Trust (see S42)