Captain George Miller Bligh by Mather Brown. A half-length facing portrait to the left in captain's (over three years) undress uniform, 1795-1812, with gold epaulettes. Bligh became a captain in 1808. As a lieutenant he was severely wounded by a musket ball at the Battle of Trafalgar and was in 'Victory's' cockpit when Nelson died there (see BHC2894). The artist was an American-born painter who worked in England.