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Antique Portrait, English, Framed Ceramic Painting, Photographs, Victorian, 1890


£895 | $1,076 USD | €1,033 EUR
Item Number: SA839642
Date of manufacture: 1890
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 28 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.


This is an antique portrait. An English, framed ceramic painting, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1890 and later.
Deputy Surgeon General John Robert Theobalds (dates unknown - granted retirement by Queen Victoria in April 1880) was stationed in Madras, as part of Her Majesty's Indian Military Forces. Villier's & Quicks photographic services of Bristol held their premises at 42 Park Street at the end of the 1880s. Their speciality was recreating photographs in oil or watercolour.
Wonderful ceramic portrait and several period photographs
Displays a desirable aged patina, presented within a later, professional frame
Portrait skilfully applied to ceramic, observed from an original photograph photo present
Painted in watercolours, with subtle colour and delicate detail
Period photographs show Theobalds in further poses, and one family portrait with children
This is a fascinating antique portrait of a military surgeon, along with portrait photographs from the Victorian period. Presents nicely within a later frame and offers a slice of history, possibly suitable for an institution or as decorative interest. Delivered polished and ready to hang.
Max Width: 46.5cm (18.25'')
Max Depth: 3cm (1.25'')
Max Height: 51cm (20'')
Portrait Width: 23.5cm (9.25'')
Portrait Height: 25.5cm (10'')
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Height = 51 cm (20.1")
Width = 46.5 cm (18.3")
Depth = 3 cm (1.2")

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