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Portrait miniature - Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne

Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Langdon, T. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    On ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Robert Bayne-Powell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 2, box 3

Physical description

Oval miniature portrait of Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne.

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)


ca. 1790 (painted)


Langdon, T. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

On ivory

Marks and inscriptions

'Elizabeth Burgoyne by Langdon'
Label on back inscribed


Height: 5.7 cm, Width: 4.4 cm

Object history note

This miniature was in the collection of C. W. J. Blackett; sold at Christie's 9 July 1968 (Lot 72, repr. in catalogue). The sitter was the daughter of Eliab Harvey and wife of Montagu Burgoyne (1750-1836), politician and younger son of Sir Robert Burgoyne. A miniature of him by Langdon was in the same lot in the above sale.

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne (née Elizabeth Harvey). Miniature on ivory by T. Langdon, ca.1790.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969





Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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