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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 an unknown woman, perhaps Henrietta Lady Pulteney

Miniature
ca. 1790 - ca. 1810 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown woman, perhaps Henrietta Lady Pulteney
read Portrait miniatures at the V&A In 1857, the year the new South Kensington Museum (now the V&A) opened to the public, the museum acquired its first portrait miniature – an image of Queen Elizabeth I by Nicholas Hilliard. The miniature, housed in an enamelled gold locket with a jewelled cover, is a rare survival as most E...
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
painting on ivory
Brief Description
Portrait miniature of an unknown woman, perhaps Henrietta Lady Pulteney, by Richard Cosway, British, ca. 1790 - ca. 1810
Physical Description
Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown woman, perhaps Henrietta Lady Pulteney
Dimensions
  • Height: 55mm
  • Width: 47mm
Dimensions taken from Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981.
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Bibliographic Reference
Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981
Collection
Accession Number
P.63-1910

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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