Art: a most splendid officer and gentleman
I have no chance of catching up with everything today, but I want to send you into the week with a really great picture. It’s Lieutenant Collingwood – no, not Cuthbert: his brother Wilfred!
The following silhouette by W. Willings, created in 1781, shows Wilfred Collingwood as a lieutenant. He was 32 years old at that time, and died only six years later.
You know, the profile reminds me of another lieutenant…