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Portrait miniature - Portrait of a colonel of the 3rd Foot Guards

Portrait of a colonel of the 3rd Foot Guards

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1798 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 4, box C

This miniature is framed in an original 18th-century locket with a hair ornament set behind glass on the reverse.

Physical description

Portrait miniature

Place of Origin

England (possibly, painted)


ca. 1798 (painted)



Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory


Height: 63 mm, Width: 53 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of a Colonel of the 3rd Foot Guards, displayed to show the hair ornament on the reverse, watercolour on ivory, Anonymous, English, ca. 1798.


Portraits; Paintings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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