Survey of London: Volume 11, Chelsea, Part IV: the Royal Hospital. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1927.
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V.—SILVER PLATE AND WORKS OF ART
Four patens, silver-gilt, with similar ornamentation and disc feet. Engraved with the royal arms between I. and R. Date marks obliterated. The maker's mark R.L. (? Ralph Leete) and fleur-de-lis remain.
Pair of altar candlesticks, silver-gilt, with moulded and ornamented baluster stems, triangular bases and incurving sides, resting on three feet. On each face royal monogram I.R. and crown. Maker's mark, R.L.
(fn. 1) 1. Charles I and Family, by Van Dyck. Purchased from — Ireton for £47 5s. (R.H. a/cts 1699/1702.)
(fn. 1) 2. Charles II, by Peter Lely.
(fn. 1) 3. Catherine of Braganza, by Peter Lely.
(fn. 1) 4. James, Duke of York (afterwards James II), by Peter Lely.
(fn. 2) 5. James II, by Godfrey Kneller.
(fn. 1) 6. William III, by Godfrey Kneller.
(fn. 3) 7. George I, by Godfrey Kneller.
(fn. 3) 8. George II, by E. Seamann after Kneller.
(fn. 3) 9. Caroline of Brandenburg-Anspach, by E. Seamann. Nos. 6 to 9 bequeathed to the Royal Hospital by General William Evans (Governor), 1739–40.
(fn. 1) 10. George III, by Allen Ramsay.
(fn. 3) 11. Queen Charlotte, by A. Ramsay.
(fn. 3) 14. Battle of Waterloo, by G. Jones.
(fn. 3) 15. Battle of Waterloo, by — Ward. Nos. 14 and 15 presented by the British Institution.