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Lady Guildford

Portrait Miniature
ca. 19th century (made)
Place of origin

Anonymous portrait miniature of Lady Guildford
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read Portrait miniatures at the V&A In 1857, the year the new South Kensington Museum (now the V&A) opened to the public, the museum acquired its first portrait miniature – an image of Queen Elizabeth I by Nicholas Hilliard. The miniature, housed in an enamelled gold locket with a jewelled cover, is a rare survival as most E...
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Object type
Materials and techniques
painted on parchment
Brief description
Anonymous portrait miniature of Lady Guildford. English, ca. 19th century, after Holbein.
Physical description
Anonymous portrait miniature of Lady Guildford
  • Height: 2.125in
  • Width: 1.8125in
Credit line
Given by Mrs Emma Joseph
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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