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Admiral SIR CECIL BURNEY, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., who was second in command of the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland. He afterwards became Second Sea Lord of the Admiralty and was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the East Coast of Scotland at the end of 1917.

British
about 1917
Artist Francis Dodd (English, 1874–1949)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.8115

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: ADMIRALS OF THE BRITISH NAVY. Portraits by Francis Dodd.
Back: divided. Mint.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder