George Rodney, ca. 1756

George Rodney, ca. 1756
Rodney (1719-1792) was the governor of Newfoundland in 1749, and was one of 39 naval governors who administered the colony between 1729 and 1825. Portrait was by Sir Joshua Reynolds, ca. 1756, following Rodney's promotion to rear-admiral.

Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (Acc. No. R9266-3161) Ottawa, Ontario.

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