Lieutenant John Daniel, 86th Regiment, 1798 (c)
Miniature portrait in watercolour on ivory, by Frederick Buck (1771-1840), 1798 (c). Mounted in a gold frame with a suspension loop. The reverse set with a glazed oval holding four sections of hair woven together in a diamond pattern, overlaid with gold cut out initials 'JD'.
Lieutenant John Daniel wears yellow facings, silver lace and wings. His shoulder belt plate is clearly marked '86' for the 86th Regiment of Foot. John Daniel was promoted lieutenant in 1794 and retired from the army at that rank in 1803.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection