Admiral Sir Richard Collinson, KCB, FRGS, Deputy-Master of Trinity House, 1877.Artist: Lock & Whitfield
Admiral Sir Richard Collinson, KCB, FRGS, Deputy-Master of Trinity House, 1877. A naval officer and explorer, Collinson commanded HMS 'Enterprise' during the search for the missing Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin. Trinity House is the organisation responsible for the maintenance and operation of lighthouses, lightships and navigational buoys in England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar. From Men of Mark: a gallery of contemporary portraits of men distinguished in the Senate, the Church, in science, literature and art, the army, navy, law, medicine, etc. Photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield, with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper. (London, 1876-1883).
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