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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 3, Box I

An Unknown officer

Portrait Miniature
ca. 1790-1800 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Oval miniature. Head and shoulders portrait of a young officer, turned to left and looking to front. The sitter's hair is lightly powdered and he is wearing a red coat with black facing.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Water-colour on ivory
Brief Description
Portrait miniature of an unknown officer, ca. 1790-1800, watercolour on ivory, painted by George Place.
Physical Description
Oval miniature. Head and shoulders portrait of a young officer, turned to left and looking to front. The sitter's hair is lightly powdered and he is wearing a red coat with black facing.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.3cm
  • Width: 6cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.
Styles
Credit line
Bequeathed by John Reginald Jones
Object history
This miniature was on loan to the Museum from 1945.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
P.104-1962

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record createdJuly 14, 2003
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