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Surgeon Major Leslie
(c. 1780-c. 1790)

Medium
miniature: watercolour and gouache on ivory, hair, copper alloy
Measurements
6.2 × 5.2 cm (image) (6.2 × 4.5 cm) (locket) 14.2 × 11.2 cm (frame)
Inscription
inscribed in pen and ink on paper laid down on reverse of frame along right border u.r.-l.r.: Recieved August (...illeg.)4 / from Mister Morris / Robert Russell
inscribed in pen and ink on paper adhered to reverse of frame with sealing wax along upper border u.l.-u.r.: For the Revd. R. Morris / after the decease of Mr. Innes Sen
inscribed in pen and ink on narrow strip of paper laid down on reverse of frame along lower border l.l.-l.r.: Surgeon Major Leslie / 1st Life Guards
inscribed within printed monogram on sheet of paper hinged with sealing wax to right border, reverse of frame: John Leslie
Accession Number
P12-1994
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Helen Jeanette Gibson, widow of the late Robert Carl Sticht, Junior, 1994
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display