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Portrait miniature - An Unknown child, called Charles Lawton
  • An Unknown child, called Charles Lawton
    Egley, William Maw, born 1826 - died 1916
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An Unknown child, called Charles Lawton

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1856 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Egley, William Maw, born 1826 - died 1916 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. Raflary

  • Museum number:

    P.174-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 5, box a

Physical description

Portrait of an unknown child, called Charles Lawton, dressed in a traditional Scottish costume in tartan.

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

1856 (painted)

Artist/maker

Egley, William Maw, born 1826 - died 1916 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Dimensions

Height: 52 mm, Width: 42 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown child, called 'Charles Lawton', dated 1856, watercolour on ivory, painted by William Maw Egley (1827?-1916).

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

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

Materials

Ivory; Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Tartan; Hat; Portrait

Categories

Portraits; Children & Childhood; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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