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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:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1782 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wellings , William (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Captain Desmond Coke

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


1782 (made)


Wellings , William (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Descriptive line

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


Pen and ink


Silhouette; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Silhouettes


Drawings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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