Unidentified naval officer
Ink on plaster
frame: 6 x 5 x 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 12.7 x 1.3 cm ) image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
handwritten in pencil: on back: "T5849 C" printed: on back: "MIERS, / PROFILE PAINTER & JEWELLER, / 111 STRAND LONDON. / opposite Exeter Change. / Executes Likenesses in Profile in a style of superior / excellence . . ."
Bust of male subject in uniform with epaulet; subject in right-facing profile; bronzed image on white ground; rectangular black lacquered frame with oval window.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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