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  • Title
    Item 05: [Mrs Charles Grimes, ca. 1810 - miniature portrait]
  • Call number
    MIN 26
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1810
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 1 watercolour on paper, in oval shaped brass frame with glass front and no back. Two loops at top centre to attach frame to brass hook on rectangular shaped board with red velvet cover on front and cardboard flap that acts as stand on the reverse. - 7.2 x 6.1 cm., portrait, inside frame (sight) - 12.3 x 10.8 cm. (frame)

    Cassandra Atkinson married Charles Grimes (1772-1858), surveyor, in 1815 at Woodford, Essex. -- Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.1, 1788-1850. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1966
  • Scope and Content
    The female in this portrait is in profile and wears a neo-classical (Roman) plain muslin gown with sheer undershirt or habit shirt.
  • Source
    Presented by Miss C. Homewood, Nov. 1950
  • 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: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    This portrait was painted over in varnish at unknown date.

    Copy Print : MIN 26 available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025612
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