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Captain John Taubman III

Date made: 1799

Artist: Romney, George

Description: Captain John Taubman III (1746-1822), later Major. John Taubman, who had served in the regular Army and was Major in the Manx Fencibles, purchased the Nunnery, near Douglas, from Deemster Peter Heywood. He married Dorothy Christian 5th daughter of John Christian of Milntown and Ewanrigg. (She was born 1757, married 1774, and died 1784) making him the brother in law of John Christian Curwen.

Entered the House of Keys 1799 and was later Speaker.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 74 cm x 62 cm

Materials: oil on canvas

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1973-0070

Subject tags : Isle of Man


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