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Statuette - Queen Victoria
  • Queen Victoria
    Ford, Edward Onslow RA, born 1852 - died 1901
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Queen Victoria

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ford, Edward Onslow RA, born 1852 - died 1901 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed from the estate of Gordon Max Onslow Ford

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This decorative statuette of a Queen Victoria by Edward Onslow Ford is an example of the so-called 'New Sculpture', a British movement of the second half of the 19th century. It exhibits a sensitive naturalism, while drawing on Italian renaissance traditions. The object comes direct from one of the artist's descendants, making it a particularly interesting acquisition.

Physical description

Bronze statuette, bust of Queen Victoria wearing crown and veil.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


19th century (made)


Ford, Edward Onslow RA, born 1852 - died 1901 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Cast bronze


Height: 30.48 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed, together with A.5 to A.8-2004, by Gordon Max Onslow Ford, in 2004.

Descriptive line

Statuette, bronze, bust of Queen Victoria, by Edward Onslow Ford, Britain, 19th century



Subjects depicted

Rulers; Veils; Empresses; Queens; Busts; Crowns; Women; Crowns; Monarchs


Sculpture; Metalwork; Royalty


Sculpture Collection

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