Skip to main content

Miniature (painting)

Museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions.

Scope note

Use for paintings on a very small scale, especially the portraits on vellum or ivory popular in England and America from the Renaissance into the 19th century. For paintings in Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, use "illustrations."

This term has 934 records attributed within our system.

Example connected records (with images)

An image of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales 1594-1612

Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales 1594-1612

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: 3903

An image of Illustration from the Hamza Nama

Illustration from the Hamza Nama

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: PD.204-1948

An image of Miniature (painting)

Miniature (painting)

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: 3762

An image of Miniature (painting)

Miniature (painting)

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: PD.7-1986

An image of Miniature (painting)

Miniature (painting)

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: PD.8-1986

An image of Miniature (painting)

Miniature (painting)

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: PD.3-1953

An image of Pendant

Pendant

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: M/P.3 & A-1914

An image of Miniature (painting)

Miniature (painting)

Holding department: Manuscripts and Printed Books
Accession Number: MS 304

An image of Unknown Lady

Unknown Lady

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: 3868

An image of PD.77-1948

PD.77-1948

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: PD.77-1948

An image of 3849

3849

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: 3849

An image of Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset 1589-1624

Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset 1589-1624

Holding department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints
Accession Number: 3865

Find all results

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo