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431489
  • Title
    [Captain James Cook - watercolour on ivory miniature in gold frame, 1800?]
  • Call number
    DL Pa 24
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    431489
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 8.1 x 6.5 cm. (loop height 1.7 cm.) - 1 watercolour on ivory miniature encased in oval shaped gold frame with glass front and red velvet backing. The portrait is held into the frame by three pins (one is missing). At the top centre of the frame are two metal loops, one smaller than the other, to suspend or hang frame.
  • Scope and Content
    In this portrait, James Cook faces right, his hair is powdered or he has a grey wig, and wears a crimson coloured military coat.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South wales
  • General note

    Digital order no:a128634
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