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Henry Hope Crealock

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

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Commissioned into the Army in 1848. Saw active service in a number of fronts including the siege of Sevastopol, the operations at Canton in 1857–1858 and the Indian campaigns of 1858 and 1859. Crealock was attached to the Army headquarters in Peking in 1860 and was present at actions in the ensuing war. Promoted to colonel in 1864, and was made major general in 1870. He commanded the 1st Division of the Army in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

National Portrait Gallery, London





oil on millboard


H 41.9 x W 34.3 cm

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Given by the sitter's niece, Miss Edith Price, 1928

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