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Miniature - Portrait miniature of Mr. Alexander Sprot or Dr. Adam Sprott of Edinburgh
  • Portrait miniature of Mr. Alexander Sprot or Dr. Adam Sprott of Edinburgh
    Plimer, Nathaniel, born 1757 - died 1822
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Portrait miniature of Mr. Alexander Sprot or Dr. Adam Sprott of Edinburgh

  • Object:

    Miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1788 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plimer, Nathaniel, born 1757 - died 1822 (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painting on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.101-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 3, box I

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of Mr. Alexander Sprot or Dr. Adam Sprott of Edinburgh

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1788 (made)

Artist/maker

Plimer, Nathaniel, born 1757 - died 1822 (made by)

Materials and Techniques

painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1788

Dimensions

Height: 48 mm, Width: 37 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Mr. Alexander Sprot or Dr. Adam Sprott of Edinburgh, by Nathaniel Plimer, British, 1788

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

Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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