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Mrs Elizabeth Humphry 1710-90: 767

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mrs Elizabeth Humphry 1710-90


Bone, Henry (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 135 mm
Width: 110 mm

Relative size of this object

11 m13.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: AD 1805-06

School or Style


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Enamelled : Enamel

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: below a lozenge-shaped coat of arms

  • Text: Mrs Eliz: Humphry of Honiton / Devon Mother of Ozias Humphry Esq / R.A.: etc. etc. etc. and the Revd William / Humphry A: M: Vicar of Kembsing / cum Seal together with Birting [sic] in the County of Kent etc. etc. / Painted by Henry Bone ARA Enamel / Painter to H.R.H. Prince of Wales / from a sketch by Ozias Humphry / London. / June 1805
  • Location: Verso

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 767
Primary reference Number: 17605
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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