Joseph Banks [ca. 1780s / a Wedgwood portrait medallion from a model by John Flaxman]

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Joseph Banks [ca. 1780s / a Wedgwood portrait medallion from a model by John Flaxman]

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DL Pa 100

Record identifier

Yr8RbLdn

Joseph Banks [ca. 1780s / a Wedgwood portrait medallion from a model by John Flaxman]

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Joseph Banks [ca. 1780s / a Wedgwood portrait medallion from a model by John Flaxman]

Full title

Joseph Banks [ca. 1780s / a Wedgwood portrait medallion from a model by John Flaxman]

Date

ca. 1780s

Call Numbers

DL Pa 100

Record Identifier

Yr8RbLdn

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Physical Description

Contents

Objects - 9.3 x 7.3 cm frame at widest point, 8 x 6 cm (image) - 1 white on blue jasper ware medallion, stored in oval shaped gilt metal frame.
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Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The portrait depicts in relief a head and shoulders left profile of Joseph Banks as a young man

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Full title

Joseph Banks [ca. 1780s / a Wedgwood portrait medallion from a model by John Flaxman]

NOTES

General note

Based on a portrait of Sir Joseph Banks that was modelled by John Flaxman between 1775-1779, it is difficult to assign a specific date to the medallion as several issues were made over a period of time. Date and attribution based on references in W.G. Constable, "John Flaxman 1755-1826", London, 1927, p. 15. SRL DS735/21. "Notes and records of the...

Signature / Inscriptions

Wedgwood impressed on reverse of plaque. Title not impressed below portrait but written in pencil on back.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Sir William Dixson

Exhibited in

Wedgwood Exhibition

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

DL Pa 100

Record Identifier

Yr8RbLdn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Yr8RbLdn/KB2pVxJN6ZlgR

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Reference code

457679

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