Harris, Samuel (1783-1819). Sir Francis Drake; Charcoal. Framed image: (15 ¼ x 11 ½ in) (39 x 29 ½ cm). ca. 1804. Bequest of William Bentley, 1819. [Old number: Weis 48] Enlarge
Bust portrait of Drake facing slightly right. He has curly short hair, a trimmed light beard and moustache; he also has wide eyes and full lips. Drake is wearing a decorative lace collar with stripes and dark buttoned jacket. Underneath the portrait is written, “Sir Francis Drake.” Note: image not unframed for inventory.