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Title: [Philip Gidley and Anna Josepha King, and their children Elizabeth, Anna Maria and Philip Parker] / watercolour portrait by Robert Dighton

Creator: Dighton, Robert

Location repository: State Library of New South Wales

Repository work id number: ML 1244

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Culture: English

Descriptive note: From left to right: Anna Josepha, Elizabeth, Anna Maria, Philip Parker and Philip Gidley. Was painted the year Philip, wife and youngest child Elizabeth left for NSW from England where King was to be made Governor Dighton was regularly commissioned to paint portraits of military families. It appears to have been common practice for officers departing for overseas service to have a portrait painted. Family portraits are less common. Purchased Oct 2002


Earliest date: 1799

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Inscriptions: Signed and dated at lower right "RD[as monogram]ighton 1799"

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Language: English

Latest date: 1799

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: 23.5 x 34.5 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: PICMAN Catalogue (online)

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