Colonel Rosworm



Colonel Rosworm

Summary

A small, stylised head-and-shoulders portrait of Colonel Rosworm (died c1675). Rosworm was a German or Dutch soldier who fought on the Parliamentary side in the English Civil War. He led the defence of the city of Manchester in 1642. Rosworm is shown as having shoulder-length hair, and he wears lace at his throat.


Object Name

Colonel Rosworm

Dimensions

support: 13.5cm x 9.4cm

accession number

1909.594

Place of creation

United Kingdom

Support

paper

Medium

ink

Credit

Gift of Old Manchester Committee, 1909

Legal

© Manchester Art Gallery


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