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Portrait miniature - Portrait of Eileen Marshall
  • Portrait of Eileen Marshall
    Hepburn-Edmunds, Nellie M.
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Portrait of Eileen Marshall

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1912 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hepburn-Edmunds, Nellie M. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Earl of Minto

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery, case 14

Eileen Marshall is shown here in 1912. She was also the sitter for another miniature in the V&A. This is also by Nellie Hepburn-Edmunds, and is dated 1909 (P.22-1972).

Physical description

Three-quarter length portrait miniature of Eileen Marshall, dated 1912, watercolour on ivory. The sitter is depicted in profile, with her face turned towards the front, looking fractionally off to the left of the viewer. She is wearing a lilac off-the-shoulder flounced and ruffled dress with a brooch at the front, a black lace shawl, and a small posy of flowers in her hair.

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)


1912 (painted)


Hepburn-Edmunds, Nellie M. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory


Height: 127 mm, Width: 95 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Eileen Marshall, dated 1912, watercolour on ivory, painted by Nellie Hepburn-Edmunds (ca. 1895-1914).

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.


Ivory; Watercolour



Subjects depicted



Portraits; Paintings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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