Nathaniel Plimer, the miniature painter

Print
ca. 1815-22 (made)
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Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting Nathaniel Plimer, the miniaturist, in later years. Head and shoulders portrait, clean shaven with a blotched complexion and wearing a broad-brimmed hat. First state impression, before letters, depicting the head and left shoulder only.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleHead of an old man in a broad-flapped hat
Materials and Techniques
Etching on copper, printed on paper
Brief Description
Etching by A. Geddes depicting Nathaniel Plimer, the miniature painter. Great Britain, ca. 1815-22.
Physical Description
Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting Nathaniel Plimer, the miniaturist, in later years. Head and shoulders portrait, clean shaven with a blotched complexion and wearing a broad-brimmed hat. First state impression, before letters, depicting the head and left shoulder only.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.3in
  • Width: 5.125in
Credit line
Given by John Sheepshanks
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Other Number
13418 - Cancelled number
Collection
Accession Number
FA.282A

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record createdJanuary 7, 2013
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