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On display at V&A South Kensington
Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery

Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott

Portrait Miniature
1791 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Oval portrait miniature on ivory of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott, the artist's second husband. The sitter is wearing his military uniform and is portrayed quarter-length, in half profile. Monogrammed and dated by the artist.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
painting on ivory
Brief Description
Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott, the artist's second husband, by Diana Hill, (née Dietz). British School, 1791.

Physical Description
Oval portrait miniature on ivory of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott, the artist's second husband. The sitter is wearing his military uniform and is portrayed quarter-length, in half profile. Monogrammed and dated by the artist.
Dimensions
  • Height: 48mm
  • Width: 33mm
Dimensions taken from Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981.
Marks and Inscriptions
D. H. 1791 (Signed with monogram and dated centre right)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981
Collection
Accession Number
P.126-1920

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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