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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of Mrs Farington

Portrait miniature of Mrs Farington

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plott, John, born 1732 - died 1803 (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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature of Mrs Farington.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca. 1760-1800 (made)


Plott, John, born 1732 - died 1803 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

miniature painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Portrait of / Mrs Farington / widow of the / Revd William Farington / B:D: / Rector of Warrington and / vicar of Leigh in / Lancashire. / She died 1794 / aged 78.
on a piece of paper stuck to the back

Wm F Oct-1869
written on the back of the miniature


Height: 3.625 in, Width: 2.875 in

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Mrs Farington by John Plott. Great Britain, ca. 1760-1800.

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

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





Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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