A portrait of Eldred, who died in 1734 hangs on the wall.
The Family of Eldred Lancelot Lee by Joseph Highmore, 1736
© Wolverhampton Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 240 x 291 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,625 ( Total: £22,500)
- Acquired in:
His widow Isabella sits surrounded by their ten children. One died in infancy and is borne aloft by angels. Family possessions are included: the pet squirrel, 2 mastiffs and the family jewels. The arms of both the English and American branches of the family are carved on the contemporary frame.
By family descent.
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