[Colonel James Erskine, ca. 1785-1795 / watercolour on ivory miniature]

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[Colonel James Erskine, ca. 1785-1795 / watercolour on ivory miniature]

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MIN 165

Record identifier

nV2qM3En

[Colonel James Erskine, ca. 1785-1795 / watercolour on ivory miniature]

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[Colonel James Erskine, ca. 1785-1795 / watercolour on ivory miniature]

Full title

[Colonel James Erskine, ca. 1785-1795 / watercolour on ivory miniature]

Date

ca. 1785-1795

Call Numbers

MIN 165

Record Identifier

nV2qM3En
Physical Description

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Drawings - 6.7 x 5.3 cm. (image, sight) ; 15 x 10.5 cm. (frame, including loop) ; 16.4 x 12.2 cm. (bag) ; 13.7 cm. (handle, approx.) - 1 watercolour drawing on ivory miniature encased in wooden rectangular frame with oval window at front with glass cover and raised metal rim. At the top centre of th...

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Contents

The sitter of this portrait wears a military uniform and has powdered hair.

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Full title

[Colonel James Erskine, ca. 1785-1795 / watercolour on ivory miniature]

NOTES

General note

Dated from approximate age of sitter.

Digital order no:a928071

Signature / Inscriptions

Handwritten inscription on backing of frame, "Colonel James Erskine C.B. / 48th Regiment / A.D.C. to King George III / Lt. Governor of New South Wales / wounded at the Douro 1808 / Severely wounded at Badajoz"
Printed on front and bag of bag, "R.D."

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

James Erskine, born in Ireland, served in the army in India, Ireland, and the Peninsular campaigns before arriving in Australia in 1817. Erskine was appointed Lieut-Governor from 1817-1819, advising Governor Lachlan Macquarie on the controversay between George Molle and D'Arcy Wentworth. -- Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.1, 1788...

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MIN 165

Record Identifier

nV2qM3En

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442542

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