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Portrait miniature - Portrait of a Clergyman

Portrait of a Clergyman

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    early 1730s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bulkeley, Samuel (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plumbago portrait miniature on card

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from the funds of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 6, box D

Physical description

Oval plumbago portrait miniature on card depicting a clergyman

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


early 1730s (made)


Bulkeley, Samuel (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Plumbago portrait miniature on card


Height: 9.3 cm, Width: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Samuel Bulkeley. (attr.) Unknown clergyman. Plumbago on card. Great Britain, early 1730s

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.





Subjects depicted

Clergyman; Portrait


Portraits; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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