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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case RMC, Shelf 7, Box E

Eye miniature

Miniature
1817 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Eye miniature set inside the lid of an oblong ivory case, embedded in red velvet, with a piece of paper inscribed "27th Jan'y 1817. W Pether". A mirror is set inside the opposite half the case.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Portrait miniature in an oblong ivory case, embedded in red velvet
Brief Description
Eye miniature set inside the lid of an oblong ivory case, embedded in red velvet, by William Pether. Great Britain, 1817.
Physical Description
Eye miniature set inside the lid of an oblong ivory case, embedded in red velvet, with a piece of paper inscribed "27th Jan'y 1817. W Pether". A mirror is set inside the opposite half the case.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27mm
  • Width: 22mm
Dimensions taken from Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981.
Credit line
Given by Captain L.T. Davies.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981
Collection
Accession Number
P.154-1931

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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