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FDA-Sc.97-2020

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Object number

FDA-Sc.97-2020

Object type

Identification

Title

Portrait Medallion of an Unidentified Man

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Description

3/4 profile sculpted relief portrait

Comments

Victorian photographs show this work and the similar portrait medallion with which it forms a pair, on display in the Head Master's Room, above each of the doors leading to Upper School. The room was described in 1886 as 'full of pictures of Athens and Rome'. [See: St Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine For Young Folks, Volume 14, 1886, pp.196-197]

Other number

FDA-A.174-2013

Description

Content (person)

Unknown (Sitter)

Dimensions

height (actual size): 460mm
width (actual size): 370mm

Material

plaster

Physical description

After the antique, on oval back. Unidentified sitter, clean shaven

Production

Date

19th century

History and association

Associated object

FDA-Sc.96-2020 (one of a pair)
image FDA-Sc.97-2020
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