George Augustus Herbert of Wilton, Wiltshire (1759-1827) was the only son of the 10th Earl of Pembroke and Lady Elizabeth Spencer.

Herbert was a near cousin of Lord Fitzwilliam, the founder of the museum, and became principal heir to his estate on the latter's death in 1816. He is shown in regimental uniform, red jacket unbuttoned, showing white shirt underneath in an oval frame.


By descent from the 3rd Earl Clanwilliam; Gurr-Johns, London.

Fitzwilliam Museum

Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RB
01223 332900

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun & Bank Holidays, 12noon – 5pm Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

Exhibitions at Fitzwilliam Museum

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