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Antique Portrait, English, Framed Ceramic Painting, Photographs, Victorian, 1890
REF: 18.7820 / LA370721
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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. Dimensions: 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'')
London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Portrait, English, Framed Ceramic Painting, Photographs, Victorian, 1890 (LA370721) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1890
Presented in very good antique condition.
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This Antique Portrait, English, Framed Ceramic Painting, Photographs, Victorian, 1890 is located in Hele, United Kingdom