Unidentified Officer of the 96th Regiment
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Unidentified Officer of the 96th RegimentHierarchical level:ItemDate:ca. 1808-1814Reference:R5286Type of material:ArtFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:2837202Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsDate(s):ca. 1808-1814Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:1 painting : watercolour on ivory ; image : 5.5 x 5.3 cm (oval), case : 7.5 x 6.0 cm.
Image 6.700 x 5.300 cm
Locket / case 7.300 x 6.100 cmLanguage of material:no languageScope and content:The sitter is in 3/4 pose to waist, head turned slightly to sitter's right to face viewer., He has has brown/grey fluffy wavy hair, round dark eyes; wearing red military coat with beige lapels on collar, gold trim and white regimental band (96), white shirt with ruff front and black scarf., The miniature is flatly painted, the sitter has a very pinkish complexion, on white background., The miniature is encased in gold locket with glassed windows recto and verso, with woven brown hair in back window.Additional name(s):Additional information:General Note:Original accession information: Series C, No. 3.Attributions and conjectures:Artist previously known as: Unknown 252. This miniature has been attributed to Frederick Buck (1771 - ca. 1839/40).Conservation:Conservator's report notes inactive mold spores, and some paint flaking; recommendation is to monitor for changes.Exhibitions note:Exhibition title: Georgian Canada: Conflict and Culture. Curators: Donald Webster, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario; 1984.06.15 - 1984.10.15., Exhibition title: I Know You by Heart: Portrait Miniatures / Je vous connais par coeur : portraits en miniature. Curator: Johanna Mizgala. Library and Archives Canada Exhibition. New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, New Brunswick; 2012.09.20 - 2012.12.31., Further venue: Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; 2013.03.22 -2013.06.02.Subject heading:Source:Private
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