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An Unknown girl

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    India (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785-90 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hill, Diana (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery, case 12

Physical description

Portrait miniature of an unknown girl, watercolour on ivory. The girl is wearing a very large pink and white bonnet.

Place of Origin

India (probably, painted)


ca. 1785-90 (painted)


Hill, Diana (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory


Height: 92 mm, Width: 70 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown girl, watercolour on ivory, painted by Mrs Diana Hill (1760?-1844). British School, painted in India, ca. 1785-1790.

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

Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981


Watercolour; Ivory



Subjects depicted

Portrait; Girl


Portraits; Children & Childhood; Paintings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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