Seated at a desk, he wears a dark coat with white shirt, collar and cuffs.
Portrait of Thomas Allan by John Watson Gordon, 18231825
© Natural History Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 75 x 62 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £20,000)
- Acquired in:
- American private collection
He holds a book with a finger inserted to mark his place. On the desk to his right is a collection of minerals.
By family descent to Lt Col K D Allan; his sale, Sotheby's 25 May 1955, lot 127; Private collection, USA