Sir George Pocock joined the Navy in 1718 is depicted wearing a flag officer's uniform of a dark blue coat and white waistcoat with blue braid.
Portrait of Admiral Sir George Pocock by Thomas Hudson, 1749
© National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
- Oil on canvas
- 126 x 100 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £17,500)
- Acquired in:
Pocock was in command in the East Indies from 1757 to 1759. He became Admiral of the Blue and a Knight of Bath in 1761. The following year he captured Havanna, the crowning achievement of his career.
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