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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of Admiral Robinson
  • Portrait miniature of Admiral Robinson
    Wood, William
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Portrait miniature of Admiral Robinson

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1807 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wood, William (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    miniature painting on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.62-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature of Admiral Robinson. The miniature is photographed as being very blue in colour. The sitter is an older man, wearing a green coat and white cravat. At the back is clear glass, under which is plaited light brown hair streaked with grey, and the initials W.H. intertwined in gold.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1790-1807 (made)

Artist/maker

Wood, William (artist)

Materials and Techniques

miniature painting on ivory

Dimensions

Height: 3.1875 in, Width: 2.5625 in

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Admiral Robinson by William Wood. Great Britain, ca. 1790-1807.

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

u>Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Admiral

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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