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Vice-Admiral SIR REGINALD H.S. BACON, K.C.B., K.C.V.O., D.S.O., who, after a distinguished career in various branches of the Royal Navy, served with the British Expeditionary Force in France. He commanded the Dover Patrol from 1915 to 1918, when he became

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


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

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Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View



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




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)

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