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Joseph Banks / medallion portrait by Wedgwood

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Joseph Banks / medallion portrait by Wedgwood

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P*55 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 3, Shelf 55

Record identifier

9gkd3vJ9

Joseph Banks / medallion portrait by Wedgwood

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9gkd3vJ9

Joseph Banks / medallion portrait by Wedgwood

Full title

Joseph Banks / medallion portrait by Wedgwood

Call Numbers

P*55 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 3, Shelf 55

Record Identifier

9gkd3vJ9

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Objects - 15.7 x 12.5 x 4.4 cm. (frame) - 1 white on blue jasper ware medallion, convex cushion moulded, housed in deeply set oval shaped wooden frame with glass front and eyelet and ring on back for hanging

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The portrait depicts in relief the right profile of Sir Joseph Banks as a young man.

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Joseph Banks / medallion portrait by Wedgwood

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Undated.
Based on a portrait of Sir Joseph Banks that was modelled by John Flaxman Jnr. between 1775-1779, it is difficult to assign a specific date to the medallion as several issues were made over a period of time.
On a paper label on reverse of frame, "Gallery" in pencil, "(From A.Lee Coll.) Purchased 1955" in ink.
The medallion is s...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased in 1955. From the Alfred Lee collection.

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

P*55 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 3, Shelf 55

Record Identifier

9gkd3vJ9

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442114

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