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A full-length portrait slightly to left in vice-admiral's full-dress uniform, 1783–1787, with the star and ribbon of the Order of the Bath and a white wig. His right hand rests on a long, tasselled cane and also holds orders clearly inscribed to him as Commander-in-Chief in the East Indies, 1778–1783: 'On His Majesty's (Service) to Sir Edward Hughes, KB Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty's Ships ordered to sail (to be) employed in the East Indies'.
oil on canvas
H 239 x W 148.5 cm
National Maritime Museum (Greenwich Hospital Collection)