'John Palmer, Organiser of the Mail Coach System, Surveyor and Comtroller General of the Mails, 1789-1792'
Oil on canvas possibly by a follower of Thomas Hudson, 1915. Half length portrait of John Palmer, standing, presented in an oval mount and large gold frame.
Palmer wears a blue jacket, a silver waistcoat, white neck tie and frilled shirt.
Reference number: 2004-0139
This image relates to The Peoples Post a 15 part series for BBC Radio 4 extensively researched at The British Postal Museum & Archive and produced by Somethin Else.