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1055153
  • Title
    [Portrait of Phillip Parker King, ca. 1817]
  • Call number
    ML 1318
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 2, West Wall, no. 113
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    [ca. 1817]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1055153
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas, laid on board - visible image 26 x 21 cm., in frame 34 x 29 cm
  • Collection history
    Descent from Phillip Parker King through King family to donors
  • Scope and Content
    Portrait of Philip Parker King in gilt frame depicting the sitter in a black coat with a white cravat.
  • Collection history
    Descent from Phillip Parker King through King family to donors
  • Source
    Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Philip and David King, May 2014
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    A larger portrait of Phillip Parker King (at call number ML 11) depicts King in the same pose in a jacket with brass buttons and a gold epaulette on his right shoulder. The similarities between the two paintings suggest that the larger portrait was probably modelled on this work.

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1214144
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Unsigned
  • Date note

    Possibly painted around the time of King's marriage to Harriet Lethbridge and his departure to Australia in 1817.

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
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