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Title: Vice-Admiral Samuel Reeve, ca. 1796 miniature portrait

Creator: Unknown

Location repository: State Library of New South Wales

Repository work id number: MIN 39

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Descriptive note: Watercolour on ivory miniature encased in wooden rectangular frame with oval window at front with glass cover and raised gilt metal rim. At the top centre of the frame is a metal clasp shaped like an anchor with rope a two loops foe hanging. Inscription on the back may provide information on the artist but the text is very difficult to made out due to fading.


Earliest date: c. 1796

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Inscriptions: On front of work: S. 1796 Titled and dated from handwritten text on paper backing affixed to reverse of ivory: Vice Admiral/ Samuel Reeve/ b. 1732 d. 1[8]03/ S.S.H. [Finey or Fisby?] Pxit/ 1796

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Language: English

Latest date: c. 1796

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: Image: 8.2 x 6.9 cm Frame: 13.8 x 11.6 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: PICMAN Catalogue (online)

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