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Miniature - Pen and ink silhouette of two ladies
  • Pen and ink silhouette of two ladies
    Wellings , William
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Pen and ink silhouette of two ladies

  • Object:

    Miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1782 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wellings , William (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silhouette

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Captain Desmond Coke

  • Museum number:

    P.123-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case BECK3, shelf 15

Physical description

Pen and ink silhouette of two ladies seated at a table. One is reading whilst the other holds a pair of spectacles in front of a sewing basket and pair of scissors on the table. They are both wearing ornate bonnets and have dresses with full hooped skirts.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1782 (made)

Artist/maker

Wellings , William (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Silhouette

Descriptive line

Pen and ink silhouette by William Wellings depicting two ladies persuing hobbies at a table. Great Britain, 1782.

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Silhouette; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Silhouettes; Portrait

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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