Olga's Gallery

Thomas Gainsborough


Captain William Wade.

1771. Oil on canvas. Private Collection, Stratfordshire, UK. Read Note.

Thomas Gainsborough. Captain William Wade.

Captain William Wade (d.1809) from 1769  till 1777 occupied the post of Master of Ceremonies of the New Assembly Rooms at Bath. His badge of office in the form of a medallion can be seen around his neck