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Portrait miniature - An unknown lady
  • An unknown lady
    Hobday, William Armfield, born 1771 - died 1831
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An unknown lady

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1800-20 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hobday, William Armfield, born 1771 - died 1831 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painting on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Anonymous gift

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of a lady in a gilt metal frame

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1800-20 (made)


Hobday, William Armfield, born 1771 - died 1831 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

painting on ivory


Height: 3.0313 in, Width: 2.3125 in

Descriptive line

William Armfield Hobday. An unknown lady. Great Britain, 1800-20

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1933, London: Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1934


Ivory; Watercolour; Metal



Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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