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Mary, Marchioness of Buckingham 1759-1812: 3762

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Mary, Marchioness of Buckingham 1759-1812


Hone, Horace (Miniaturist)


History note: Buckingham Collection at Stowe; with Aked, Green Street, London, where bought by F. Leverton Harris

Measurements and weight

Height: 56 mm
Width: 46 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


Production date: AD/CE 1783

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: letters conjoined

  • Text: H H
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown
  • Signature
  • Text: 1783
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Brown
  • Date

Inscription present: copperplate

  • Text: Mary / Marchioness of Buckingham / A D 1780
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Engraved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3762
Primary reference Number: 18015
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 26 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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